Email: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How can I tell if I use Princeton Gmail or Exchange email?

Generally, students (undergraduates and graduates) have Gmail accounts. Faculty, staff, and those with the affiliation "special student" have Exchange Online.  If you are still uncertain what type of email service you have, contact the OIT Support and Operations Center (SOC) at 609-258-HELP (4357) or Live Chat.

What are the settings for my email application?

To configure your email application, refer to Email: Get Started with your Princeton email.

How should I read my email while traveling or away from my office computer?

How do I set an email vacation message? 

How do I forward my email to another account?

How do I check my email quota?

How do I recover deleted emails?

What email applications can I use with my Princeton Exchange Online or Gmail account?