Many resources for e-mail are listed below. Most links are password-protected intended for current Colby faculty, staff and students.

Colby Apps E-mail

Check your Colby e-mail from any computer using a web browser.

Change your Colby Password

Faculty, staff and students can click above to change your Colby account password.

Alternate E-mail Address

Set a permanent e-mail forward to your real e-mail account, of the form “”, to make your e-mail look more professional. You will still need to use your real account for authentication purposes, such as password protected webpages. ¬†If you select to have your e-mail address displayed in the directory you must select an alternate e-mail address.


Have your e-mail automatically reply for you while you are traveling.

E-mail Redirect

There are specific policies about an e-mail redirect.

E-mail Limitations

There are limits to how e-mail messages are handled with Colby Apps E-mail and this page explains some of them.

Preferred E-mail Clients

The suggested e-mail client for students is webmail. If you want to use a standalone e-mail client on your own computer, then the suggested client is Outlook 2013 for Windows or Apple Mail for Macs. See the support desk for setup of computer-based e-mail clients.

Graduating? Senior E-mail Account Options

If you don’t want to become “User Unknown” after graduation, this page explains what your options are for a smooth transition into the real world.

Request a Mailing List for your Organization

Request the creation of a mailing list for your club or organization, that can be managed via a web interface.

Send or Review General or Official Announcements

Send a General Announcement, or an Official Announcement if you are senior staff. Review old announcements sent in the past.