Email Accounts

Last Revised: January 10, 2019

Refer Questions to: Executive Director, Gallaudet Technology Services

Policy

Gallaudet University students, faculty, teachers, staff, professor emeriti, and members of the Board of Trustees may have individual electronic mail (email) accounts for as long as they are affiliated with the University. Other people, such as contractors and consultants, and entitles may be issued email accounts upon request to GTS by the appropriate unit administrator. Offices that need a functional account (one associated with an office rather than an individual) may also request functional email accounts.

Gallaudet University email is hosted and operated by Google Apps for Education which includes a number of tools including Electronic Mail, Calendar, Documents, Sites, and more.  

GTS provides support and assistance for users through Web Apps using a modern web browsers.  If users use an email client (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, etc) to access Gallaudet email, then the client will not be supported by GTS.

Procedures

How to log into Gallaudet email

mail.gallaudet.edu - use firstname.lastname (do NOT include @gallaudet.edu) 

gmail.com - use firstname.lastname@gallaudet.edu (full email address) 

Additional Resources

Google Apps policy

Email backup procedures

Information about activities that may be prohibited, are in the Gallaudet University Administration and Operations Manual, section 2.22 Use of Information Technology Resources.