Many resources for e-mail are listed below. Most links are password-protected intended for current Colby faculty, staff and students.
Check your Colby e-mail from any computer using a web browser.
Faculty, staff and students can click above to change your Colby account password.
Set a permanent e-mail forward to your real e-mail account, of the form “Firstname.Lastname@colby.edu”, 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.
The redirect makes sure no e-mail is delivered to your closed account and people are notified of your new e-mail address (if desired) as well as the appropriate Colby contact.
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.
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.
Send a General Announcement, or an Official Announcement if you are senior staff. Review old announcements sent in the past.