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Frequently Asked Questions about Gmail at LCC

Help & Support
Student IT Help Desk
Student Center
2nd floor, near the ASLCC Office (Rm. 213)


M/W/F:9 am - 1 pm
eLearning Office
Alan Thompson Library
1st floor, Rm 107


360.442.2520

 M-F: 8 am - 5 pm
Computer Lab
Applied Arts Building
Lab 110

M-Th: 7:30 am - 7 pm
F: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tutoring Center
Alan Thompson Library

M-Th: 7:30 am - 7 pm
F: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Sat: 10 am - 2 pm
Entry Center
Admissions Center


360.442.2311

M-Th: 8 am - 5 pm
F: 10 am - 5 pm

Note: FAQ applies to student email only. Faculty and staff email remains the same.

Questions

 

Answers

When will the transition to Gmail happen?

  • Students will be able use their new Gmail accounts starting May 19, 2014. >> back to top

How do I activate my Gmail account?

  • Your new Gmail account has already been created! >> back to top

How do I login to my Gmail account if I'm a new student?

  • Your Gmail account was created at the point of admission. See Get my Username & Password to retrieve your Gmail address and password. Hint:your Gmail address is your username.
  • Click the Gmail logo Gmailor Email for Students link wherever you see it on the LCC website, including Quick Find, Current Students, or Online Services. Enter your Gmail address and password. Hint:your Gmail address is your username. >> back to top

How do I login to my Gmail account if I'm a current student?

  • Click the Gmail logo Gmailor Email for Students link wherever you see it on the LCC website, including Quick Find, Current Students, or Online Services. Enter your Gmail address and password.
  • If you’ve forgotten your Gmail adddress or password go to Get my Username & Password to retrieve your Gmail address and password. >> back to top

What is my Gmail address?

  • username@my.lowercolumbia.edu. Example: your name is 'John Doe'. Your Gmail address is doej@my.lowercolumbia.edu
  • You may also obtain your Gmail address at Get my Username & Password. Hint:your Gmail address is your username. >> back to top

What is my password?

How do I change my password?

Help! I forgot my password!

Can I add Gmail to my smart device?

Yes! Students can either download the Gmail app for their smart device or add their email account using their smart device’s settings. Please see these help documents for instructions and screenshots:

How will Gmail change the way I access other college resources?

  • MyMathLab: Username only
  • CANVAS: no change
  • Campus computers: Username only >> back to top

What about my old email account?

  • All students will need to transition from their old email to Gmail by September 1, 2014.
  • Your old emails will remain in the old Microsoft Outlook system until December 15, 2014. You will be responsible for forwarding those emails to your new Gmail account.
  • See How to forward my old emails to my Gmail account. >> back to top

Why is Lower Columbia College switching to Gmail?

LCC is moving away from Microsoft Outlook towards the familiar and dynamic Google family of applications. Below are a few reasons:

  • Lifetime email address
  • Ability to use Google Apps for Education with 30gb of data storage.
  • Take advantage of Google products, making it easier to collaborate with other students
  • Mobile compatible email. Students can easily add their new email address to their smart device >> back to top