New Cornell Gmail (Cmail) Experience September 18, 2018
Related services: Cornell G Suite for Faculty and Staff
Google is in the process of changing the look and feel of Gmail, and on September 18, 2018 that change will affect students, alumni, and other members of the Cornell community that receive mail in a Cornell Google account.
After the change, individuals using Gmail with a Cornell account (formerly known as Cmail) will see a new interface and be able to use features that help better manage email and time, like:
- Snooze an email until you’re ready to reply.
- Get reminded to follow up or respond to old emails.
- Reply with an automatically suggested response that's based on the email you received.
- Use Gmail offline, without the Chrome app.
See more details about the new Gmail experience from Google.
If you receive your email in a Cornell Google account and would like to try the new experience sooner, you can switch it on starting August 21. When signed into your account (sign in at gsuite.cornell.edu), click the Settings gear icon in the upper right, then select Try the new Gmail. To turn it off again, go to the same place and select Go back to classic Gmail.
Google will automatically change the experience for all Cornell accounts on September 18. If you're not quite ready, you'll be able to switch back until October 16, 2018 at which point all accounts will switch to the new experience permanently.