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G Suite Apps and Services

We're committed to creating an innovative and collaborative digital ecosystem, of which the many apps provided by G Suite are a big part. While we're always strong advocates for new technology, we don't want t...

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Using Gmail

At St. Edward's, we use Gmail, along with Google Calendar, for our university email and calendaring. With Gmail, your inbox works for you — not the other way around. Gmail provides unlimited storage and allow...

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Using Google Calendar

At St. Edward's, our primary calendar tool is Google Calendar, which works with Gmail, the university's email. Google Calendar provides access to your important meetings and events, whenever you need them and...

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Syncing Gmail with Your Mac

If you use Mac Mail to check your email, setting it up for Gmail just takes a few clicks. Before you set up Mac Mail for Gmail, you'll need to make sure you've updated to MacOS Sierra or newer. Important note...

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Syncing Gmail with Outlook

If you use Outlook to check your email, you can continue to use it in conjunction with Gmail. Google has a handy sync tool to manage your Outlook profile and all the data associated with it. Here's how to g...

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Group Emails & Mailing Lists

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...

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Creating Appointments in Google Calendar

Google Calendar can be used to create appointment signups for office hours and advising appointments. If you would like students to sign up for office hours or advising appointments, you can create appointmen...

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Comparing Group Account Options

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...

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Using a Google Shared Mailbox

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...

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Using a Google Collaborative Inbox

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...

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Blocking Unwanted Messages in Gmail

Your Gmail inbox tends to be smart about filtering spam, but sometimes messages still slip through. If you see a spam message in your inbox, you can remove it with two steps. Check the box to the le...

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Setting Up Email for Smartphones

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...

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Managing Mailing Lists

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...

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Restricted Mailing Lists

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...

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Setting Up Your Email Signature

Setting up your email signature in Gmail is simple and automatically syncs with your mail client of choice. 1. Log in to Gmail and select the gear icon on the right side of the page. Click Settings. 2. Unde...

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Tips on Using Outlook

Once you've synced your Zimbra email with Outlook, you'll need to know a few things about using that client. We've collected some how-to's on basic Outlook functions. Address Book You can add contacts manu...

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Tips on Using Mac Mail

Once you've synced your Zimbra account with Mac Mail, you'll need to know a few things about using that client. We've collected some how-to's on basic Mac Mail functions. Checking Your Quota To check yo...

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Setting Up Email for Kindle Fire

Unfortunately, you can't escape your email. Here are the instructions for setting up access to your university inbox on your Kindle Fire. (We've also got directions for Android and iOS.) From the home scre...

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Using and Receiving Campus E-Newsletters

To keep everyone up to date on hilltop happenings, St. Edward's has two newsletters that deliver announcements straight to your inbox. Each newsletter is aimed at a different audience: Horizon: announcem...

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