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  • FYI

    • How can Cornell safeguard privacy for services provided by Google? Cornell's commitment to privacy has not changed as a consequence of offering G Suite.  As with all...
    • All alumni either already have a Cornell-sponsored Gmail account or can get a Cornell-sponsored Gmail account (G Suite for Education). This service was formerly known as Cmail. This...
    • Possibly. The Cornell Optional Email Alias service allows faculty, staff, and trustees to create a Cornell email address based on their name. That new address will take the form of an alias plus...
    • Short answer: no.
    • In July and August 2019, some changes were made to alumni email handling. These changes reduce the amount of infrastructure Cornell needs to devote to email, lowering demand on...
    • An increasing number of external email providers (like Google, AOL, Time-Warner, etc.) are using a policy (meant to stop fraudulent emails) that may prevent the delivery of forwarded messages.
    • Yes. Because G Suite (previously known as Cmail) services are hosted outside of Cornell's networks, using them counts toward the amount of off-campus (Internet) traffic that each student is given...
    • All undergraduate students receive a G Suite account (previously known as Cmail). Student employees who need to work with faculty/staff calendars can activate an Office 365 Exchange account for that purpose.
    • This page describes how alumni set their email delivery options. General information on email delivery can be found in our Delivery Options article. We recommend you read it. Thanks. 
    • This page describes how undergraduate students set their email delivery options. General information on email delivery can be found in the Delivery Options article.
    • As a graduate or professional student, your mail is delivered to two places: the student email system (G Suite) and the faculty/staff system (Office 365). You can read your mail in either location by logging into your preferred system.
    • This is the primary email system for students. Formerly known as Cmail, Google calls this G Suite for Education. At Cornell, it's now known as G Suite for Students. A related service is G Suite for Faculty and Staff.
    • Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and retirees can have email addressed to their Cornell address delivered or forwarded in a number of ways.
    • Once you have a NetID, people can email you using the form NetID@cornell.edu. For example, if your NetID is dxl404, people can email you at dxl404@cornell.edu. This is how your electronic mail...
    • From Merriam-Webster online: unsolicited, usually commercial email sent to a large number of addresses noun etymology: from a skit on "Monty Python's Flying...
    • All students (undergraduate, graduate students, and professional students) are automatically provisioned with G Suite (formerly known as Cmail) accounts. Alumni who had G Suite/Cmail ...

    Troubleshooting

    • When an email user has set up forwarding from an Office 365 account to an external address (typically set through Outlook on the web), Outlook on the web displays an alert every time the user...
    • This information applies to both faculty/staff and students. Even though students receive their mail through G Suite (formerly known as Cmail), the messages first pass through Microsoft's spam and virus filters.
    • Have you ever seen warning like the one shown here?  It may have made you wonder if someone was sending you forged email. You should always be on your guard, but there can also be...
    • Sometimes we get reports that email sent from @cornell.edu addresses to external addresses (or forwarded from a Cornell address to an external address) is being rejected or having delivery refused...

    Using G Suite (students)

    • Sign in to G Suite at gsuite.cornell.edu Your email address is your NetID@cornell.edu address and your password is the one you use with your NetID to sign in to other Cornell...
    • This page describes how alumni set their email delivery options. General information on email delivery can be found in our Delivery Options article. We recommend you read it. Thanks. 
    • We recommend against forwarding your Cornell email to an external address. But we recognize that some people really want to. Here's how to set up your G Suite account (for students,...
    • How are Gmail and G Suite different? G Suite includes Gmail and several other tools. While you can continue to use your own Gmail account if you like, it will be completely separate from...
    • If you rely on Gmail labels to organize your messages, please look at the notes at the end of this answer about labels and filters before you follow the steps to move your mail...
    • We strongly recommend that you work with your Cornell G Suite email using Google's web interface at gsuite.cornell.edu. Using Apple Mail is not as good. However, if you choose to view your...
    • We strongly recommend that you work with your Cornell G Suite email using Google's web interface at gsuite.cornell.edu. This method requires no setup and, as long as you keep your browser up...
    • See Google's help page at http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=77702
    • Students can edit the way their name will appear in email messages and other campus systems.
    • You can share the Google Docs associated with your G Suite for Students (formerly Cmail) account or your Cornell G Suite (faculty/staff) account in a number of ways. Each document can be...
    • The IT Security Office strongly recommends that you turn on Google's 2-Step Verification for all Google activities, including G Suite. It is required for faculty and staff, but optional for...
    • See Google's Out of office or vacation reply help page.
    • If you are having problems with your email, one common diagnostic aid is a complete list of the message's headers. Headers show the path a message took to get from the sender to the recipient. The IT Service Desk or other technical support may ask you to provide a message's headers.