• Gmail is the official email provider for all NC State students, faculty and staff.
  • The preferred browser for Gmail is Chrome.
  • Your Gmail has a storage quota assigned to it based on your university affiliation. See Google Storage Quotas for information.
  • For general email topics; e.g., forwarding, official university email, see Email and Calendaring.
  • See: Get started with Gmail

Gmail on your mobile device


Terms of Service

The general Google Terms of Service and the Google Apps Education Edition Agreement apply to this app.

Google Workspace address

  • Your NC State Google Workspace account uses your Unity email address; i.e.,
  • Email sent to or from an email alias; i.e.,,
    will reach its destination and an alias can also be used when scheduling in Google Workspace calendar or sharing documents.

Email Basics


Spam and viruses

Popular Gmail features

Email groups

Faculty, staff and graduate students can receive email related to a particular topic or from a particular group and can send email to such a group. For details, see Groups.
See also: Generic Account

Sending volume email from campus

ITPC – Email

Email Archiving

See Central Email Retention Services.

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Support links

Student consent?

Before using this app to share student information, you may need to obtain your students’ consent as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). See FERPA Forms.


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