The Catholic University of America

Students, Cardinal Mail is your CUA e-mail service !!

Student e-mail at CUA is provided in Cardinal Mail, CUA's implementation of Google Apps Education Edition. All messages for CUA students are delivered to Cardinal Mail, and your CUA e-mail address is

How Do I Log Onto Cardinal Mail?


Your Cardinal Mail user name is the same as your cardinal credentials for other applications like blackboard, cardinal faculty staff or cardinal students, e.g., or For Cardinal Mail, you need to type in the full email address unlike the other applications. 

If you can't log in, you may need to change your password at 

Log Onto Cardinal Mail

You log onto Cardinal Mail at

Enter your full email address when logging on.

When you log onto Cardinal Mail for the first time, you will need to select a language and agree to the Google Terms of Service. 


What's Cool about Cardinal Mail?

  • Huge amounts of online storage -- 30 GB !!
  • Popular Google Gmail web mail interface
  • Google Docs for documents, presentations and spreadsheets
  • Calendar and contacts
  • Ability to synchronize with mobile devices (Apple iPhone/iPad, Google Android,...)
  • Lots more

How Do I Learn About Cardinal Mail?

Check out the CUA knowledge base at  Search for "Cardinal Mail".

Also, Google has an extensive Google Apps Help center on their web site.

View our instructions for sharing large documents with your professors on our fileshare web page.