A free @Stanford email account is one of the benefits of a regular full service SUNetID. You can access your email account via the web or use a Stanford-supported email program and configure it to work with Stanford's email system.
- Request a SUNet ID
- Web-based email
- Mobile devices (iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android)
- Exchange Mailbox
Choosing and setting up an email program
Stanford supports a variety of email programs for Windows and Macintosh, as well as a full-featured web-based alternative.
Use the StanfordYou web page to change account settings, reset your password, and maintain directory and emergency contact information.The links listed below all go to StanfordYou. Note: students use axess.stanford.edu to enter or change contact information.
- Forward your email to another email account
- Set a vacation message (auto-reply)
- Create email aliases
Important things to know
Learn about anti-virus and anti-spam measures built into Stanford's mail system; email quotas and how and where to store your email; email after you leave Stanford; how to restore lost email; and how to send and receive secure email.
- Fighting viruses
- Dealing with spam
- Anatomy of a phishing email
- Email storage space
- Email after Stanford
- Lost email
- Secure email
Using mailing lists
Mailing lists are an everyday part of Stanford email life, and you can start your own. Instructors use class email lists so they can more easily send announcements to everyone associated with their course.
Accessing your @Stanford email while away
Checking your email from off-campus? Use any computer with an Internet connection and a web browser to get access to Stanford Email.
Advanced information for Stanford email service providers
For system administrators. Learn more and exchange tips and tricks with other email sys admins.