Updated: June 23, 2017
You may have heard: The university is migrating to Google Gmail and Calendar. (Our Selection Report explains why.)
Who's using Gmail already?
As of May 19, all current students ...
As we transition to Gmail from Zimbra, we know you probably have lots of questions about what will happen to your account. We've tried to do our best in answering the ones we get most often.
Our primary goal with the transition to Gmail was to replace the functionality of Zimbra: email and calendar. But you're probably wondering about Google Drive.
We're as anxious to add Drive to our list of tool...
If you use Mac Mail (Apple Mail) to check your email, you can continue to use it in conjunction with Gmail.
Before you set up Mac Mail for Gmail, you'll need to make sure your Mac has macOS Sierra or newer in...
If you use Outlook to check your email, you can continue to use it in conjunction with Gmail.
You will need to sync Gmail, however, with Outlook versions 2010-2016. We have instructions to help you do so.
We've got two ways to handle receiving and sending emails by group: group email accounts and group mailing lists.
Group Email Accounts
In Google, there are two options for setting up a shared space for your...
Deciding which group email solution is right for your department or office is important, but it can also be confusing.
Here, we've broken down the features available with each option.
Which Option Is Righ...
Now that you've decided to use a Google Shared Mailbox, let's talk about how to use it.
A Shared Mailbox is a separate Gmail inbox that can be accessed by up to 25 group members. Users with access to the mai...
Now that you've decided to use a Google Collaborative Inbox, let's talk about how to use it.
Where to Find Your Collaborative Inbox
Once you log in to Gmail using your St. Edward's account, click the grid i...
Viewing free time works a little differently in Google Calendar. Here's how you can get your meetings scheduled on time.
To view free/busy times in Google Calendar:
Click the day you would like to add...
Gmail tries to keep spam out of your inbox, but sometimes messages slip through.
If you see a spam message in your inbox, try the following.
Check the box to the left of the me...
If you're noticing email vanishing from your inbox, you may be dealing with redundant spam filters.
Why? During our transition from Zimbra to Gmail, your messages are going through filtering from both servic...
Unfortunately, you can't escape your email. Here's how to enable access to your university inbox on your mobile devices.
Our first recommendation for the most reliable service is to download the Gmail and Goo...
During our transition to Gmail, you may need to share calendars with co-workers or others still using Zimbra. Here's how to do that.
Sharing Calendars in Google
On your computer, open Google Calendar....
Once you've decided to create a custom mailing list at lists.stedwards.edu, you automatically become that list's Moderator. With great power, comes great responsibility, and here are several ways you'll be able...
Everyone at St. Edward's has the ability to make custom mailing lists at lists.stedwards.edu, but only approved faculty and staff can access what we call Restricted lists.
Restricted lists are groups of stude...
When your account is moved from Zimbra to Gmail, your contacts aren't automatically moved over. Fortunately, you can migrate them yourself.
Exporting Zimbra Address Book Contacts
The following steps will...
You can add your signature to outgoing mail in Zimbra (even if you primarily use Mac Mail or Outlook).
Log in to Zimbra and find the Preferences tab.
In the lefthand menu, click Signatures. ...
You can check your email capacity in Zimbra itself, or in the Mac Mail or Outlook clients.
Log in to Zimbra. In the top right corner, you'll see your full name displayed with a line underneath. The g...
You can share both calendars and folders in Zimbra. We've got instructions on how to share, revoke shares and accept shares from other users.
To share a folder, right-click the folder and select Share Fol...