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Hosted Service

All students, faculty and staff are provided with an email account in HSU's hosted Google Apps service for the entire time they are associated with the University. Our Google Apps domain name is Additional email server account information can be found at Central Systems Account & Activation.

Activate Your Account  - Instructions for activating your email account.

Ownership of Campus Email

Email sent or received through the official campus system is part of official campus business and is the property of Humboldt State University. 

Preferred Email Account Options

Email Address and Campus List Options - Establish a preferred email address for all HSU electronic correspondence, and choose which automatically distributed university email messages you want to receive.

Personalized Email Alias for Faculty and Staff

Email Address Alias - A service which assigns an alias comprising your first and last name to your HSU email account. The service includes support for two additional informal aliases.

Accessing Your Mail

Gmail  - HSU provides a hosted web-based email service through Gmail that enables you to access your email from any device using any web browser, as well as access to the Internet both on and off campus. To access your email, simply log into the myHumboldt portal with your HSU User Name and Password and click on the Gmail link at the top right of the page.

Practical Uses

Google Groups  - Anyone with an HSU User Name and Password can set up and manage Google Groups following the instructions in Gmail.

University Notices - The University Notices email service enables authorized HSU account owners to submit a message for distribution to all faculty, staff and/or students with active HSU email accounts.

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