Good Practices

Phishing is a common scam tactic to trick you into revealing sensitive data by visiting a fraudulent website, opening an infected document, or logging in to "validate your email account."


University of Minnesota email accounts require a specific type of authentication (Shibboleth).
Gmail's Canned Responses (Templates) feature is a great resource for those who continually receive the same questions or comments via email and wish to use prepared responses to answer these emails. T
Email forwarding is available to: Current Students and Staff who are NOT in the Academic Health Center or other Department or School that handles sensitive d
There are several reasons why names may not be displaying correctly in Gmail. 
Set up automatic email filtering to manage your University email. You can:
This article will help you to sign in to multiple Gmail accounts at one time.
Email headers contain tracking information for an individual email, detailing the path a message took as it went through various mail servers.
This article walks you through the process of installing the Google Gmail and Device Policy apps that are
The University of Minnesota does not automatically transfer email and Google Drive documents after a campus domain change.
The University of Minnesota has enabled access to GMa


Learn how to use the basic features of Gmail including managing your Gmail account, reading & organizing emails and sending emails.
You can read, respond to, and search your Gmail messages even when you aren't connected to the Internet.
You can easily communicate with your family and friends through Hangouts in Gmail. You can make phone calls, have face-to-face video calls, and share photos.
Out of office or vacation replyIf you'll be away from your Gmail account, like on a vacation or without access to the Internet, you can set up a vacation responder to automatically notify people that you won'
An outgoing relay is a mail server that delivers users' outgoing email messages.
Gmail HelpFor assistance with using gmail, Google provides these helpful resources: