Google Mail is the preferred email system at Stony Brook University for faculty, staff, and students on West Campus, Southampton, Manhattan, and select departments within the Health Sciences Center.
Members of Stony Brook Medicine, including Stony Brook Hospital and the School of Dental Medicine, will continue to use Microsoft Exchange for email due to HIPPA compliance requirements.
About Google Mail
Use Gmail’s organizational tools (such as labels) to take control of your communications. You can even fetch email from a personal account to your SBU account.
Email Address Format
Email addresses use the format:
Find your address by clicking on your picture/initial in the top right corner of Google Mail once you log in.
Google Mail Organization and Customization
Google Mail offers several tools for helping you organize and customize your mail the way you want
Make your emails easier to organize with labels
Use filters to automatically sort out your incoming emails
You can archive messages to move them out of your inbox without deleting them
You can choose how your emails are grouped in your inbox
You can set up a tabbed inbox to better categorize messages
You can change how mail in your inbox is ordered
Going away from the office? Turn on your Vacation Responder
There are no additional resources available for this service.
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