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Activating Your Texas A&M Email Accounts

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Introduction

After creating your NetID, you may be eligible for a Texas A&M Gmail account located at https://google.tamu.edu/.  To be eligible, you must be:

  • A faculty member

  • A currently enrolled student

  • A staff member whose department has an agreement to provide a Texas A&M Gmail account

There are two email addresses associated with your Net ID username: "YourNetID@tamu.edu" and "YourNetID@email.tamu.edu."

your_netid@tamu.edu

This email address is only a forwarding address. Messages sent to this address will be forwarded to the account of your choosing, which can be edited on the Aggie Account Gateway Email Settings page.

your_netid@email.tamu.edu

This email address is the actual Texas A&M Gmail mailbox, and messages sent to this address will be delivered to your Texas A&M Gmail account. 

If you are a staff/faculty member and are eligible for a Texas A&M Gmail mailbox, you can activate the account by following the steps below. 

  1. Go to the Aggie Account Gateway and click on the Email Settings tab.
  2. Log in with your NetID and your Net ID password.
  3. In the Texas A&M Gmail Account Status section, select I would like to claim a Texas A&M Google Apps account.
    Note: If this option is not available to you, you are not eligible for a Texas A&M Gmail account.
  4. Click Save.

If you have any further questions, please email helpdesk@tamu.edu or call us at 979.845.8300.


Document ID 113
January 28, 2015
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