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Cmail: Email for Students

Cmail: Email for Students

Google's G Suite for Education for students

Cmail (Google's G Suite for Education) is Cornell's email, calendar, and collaboration service for students and alumni. Alumni who graduated in 2009 or later received Cmail accounts that remain valid. Alumni from earlier years can request a Cmail account by sending an email to the IT Service Desk at

Features include:

  • Gmail - unlimited storage, built-in instant messaging including voice and video chat, mobile access, spam and virus protection, IMAP, and POP
  • Google Calendar - multiple calendars and room/resource scheduling
  • Google Docs - word processing, spreadsheets, forms, and presentations, with unlimited storage
  • Google Drive - file storage and sharing, with unlimited storage
  • Google Sites - website creation with videos, images, gadgets, and documents integration

Cmail accounts are provided automatically to all students (including undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students). To use your Cmail account, you simply need to activate your Cornell NetID.

After you activate your NetID, you will be able to use your NetID and password to sign in to your Cmail account.

Your email address is your address (for example,

It's your choice whether to have your Cornell email routed to Cmail. (You can change the routing for your Cornell email through the Who I Am service.)

Even if you don't use Cmail for email, you can still use its other features.

Service Details



No Fee

Regulated Data:

See the Regulated Data Chart for Cornell policy considerations for this service.

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