We've assembled many resources for you to assist with your new Gmail powered css.edu email account.
Groupwise Email will still be available to you until October 1st for you to access your old emails. If you would like to move any of your old emails to Gmail, there are two methods for doing this. The IT Help Desk has created a video tutorial for method one.
Log on your Google account. Go to the top right top side of the page and click on settings. On the top bar go click Forwarding and POP/IMAP. Go to the third section (IMAP Access) and click on Enable IMAP. Click on Save Changes
Go to Google search bar and type "thunderbird" chose the first link. There's an icon with the word "free download" click on it and download thunderbird. (http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/)
The program will launch automatically asking you to put your name, email address and you password.
Type your name, then your email (your email@example.com), and then your password. Click on continue.
Make sure that you have two green lights for Incoming and Outgoing.
Click on Create Account, and then it will load all your emails from your Google account.
Click once on your name on your name on the top left side. Then click on Create a new account.
A window will show up, the same window that showed up before. Put the same information that you used before, you name and email: your firstname.lastname@example.org, and your password. Click on continue.
Go and click on Edit, go to SMTP and change the number from 465 to 25, and put 993 for IMAP. Click on Re-test Configuration. Make sure you have the Incoming and the Outgoing are green. Click on Create Account. You will get your Group Wise account underneath the Gmail one.
If you want to foreword emails from your inbox: highlight the emails and go to Messages in the top menu, and then to Move to, the first one is your Gmail and the second is your Group Wise, so you want to choose the first one and also you can choose in which folder you want them.
For folders: you can use "Drag and Drop way" Click on the folder you want to move and keep clicking and drag it to the up folders on the Gmail account and drop it there.
Check your Gmail account to make sure you have everything.
Send your official news items - the "need to know" kind - to Student Bulletin at email@example.com .
These two email groupings are replacing Daily Announcements.
Send your official news items - the "need to know" kind - to Student Bulletin at firstname.lastname@example.org .Send your "nice to know" items to Student Community at
Please enjoy this instructional video demonstrating the process