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Cardinal Mail 

Cardinal Mail is CUA's implementation of Google Apps Education Edition. Cardinal Mail offers greatly increased mail storage, access to Google Docs and Google Calendar, all using the popular Google Gmail interface.

What is my e-mail address?

For students, depending on when you applied to the University, your username looks like your last name possibly followed by an initial (e.g. Thompsona) or it looks like 2 numbers followed by all or part of your last name (e.g. 88thompson).

When you matriculate from applicant to student, you will need to change your password to gain access to all campus resources. You can do this by going to Your Cardinal Credentials gives you access to Cardinal Mail, Cardinal Station, Blackboard, campus computers, and other resources. 

For staff and faculty, your Cardinal Mail e-mail address is the same as your CUA Network user name - typically all or part of your last name followed by part of your first name sometimes .  E.g.,

How do I learn about Cardinal Mail?

Please refer to the detailed FAQ for more information about Cardinal Mail. Also, Google has an extensive Google Apps Help center on their web site.