The University uses Google Mail (Gmail) as our email platform. Your U of MN email address is: yourInternetId@umn.edu. For example, if your Internet Id is goldy001, your email address would be firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are a couple of ways to access your email account.
You can go to: myu.umn.edu, sign in with your U of MN Internet ID and password, and click the email icon in the upper right.
You can go to: gmail.umn.edu and sign in with your U of MN Internet ID and password.