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Guide to Student Email


How students log in

To access the site click here: email system.

Enter your when prompted for a User Name.

(Don't forget to include the part of your ID)

Use your MyACCESS password when prompted for your password.

Forwarding your email to another account

This video gives an overview of how to use inbox rules to forward your email to another account.

Accessing your email on your mobile device

Instructions for accessing your email account on your mobile device are available.  

Getting help

In addition to the tutorials and frequently asked questions found above, the student email system contains an online help system. The help system can be found in the upper right hand corner of the screen by clicking on the "?" icon.

In addition, students can contact the Student Support Help Desk at 630-942-2999, via e-mail at, or in person in the Academic Computing Center located in the Student Resource Center (SRC), Room  3000, or Computer Lab located in the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 189. View Help Desk hours

The Student Support Help Desk will only be able to assist with questions regarding use of MyACCESS, student email, Blackboard, the portal and accessing the wireless network. For questions about homework, students will be referred to their instructor.


Contact Information

Faculty/Staff Helpdesk

Student Helpdesk

Hours of Operation


How to Login and Out of Email

How to Login and Out of Email

Guide to Student E-Mail: Logging In & Out

Step by step illustrated instructions on how to login and out of student email.

Creating an Inbox Rule to Redirect Messages

Creating an Inbox Rule to Redirect Messages to Another Account

Guide to Student E-Mail: Automatically Forwarding Messages

Step by step illustrated instructions on creating an inbox rule to redirect messages to another account in student email.