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Google Mail for Students

Gmail login dialogStudent email is provided by Google. Effective Spring 2015, your Google Mail password is the same as the one you used for the KCC network, Canvas, and KCConnect.

Email addresses for students are in the format of username@student.kcc.edu. (e.g. jtcavalier@student.kcc.edu)

Accessing your account for the first time

Using an Internet enabled browser, go to https://mail.google.com/a/student.kcc.edu.

  1. Input your username@student.kcc.edu and password.  
    • Usernames are not case-sensitive. If you don't know your KCC username, look it up on What's My User ID?
    • Passwords ARE case-sensitive. The default password for your account is your seven-digit student ID number.
    • As of Spring 2015, the password for your KCC Google Mail account is the same as the one used for other KCC computing resources, i.e. Canvas, KCConnect, and the college network.
  2. Gmail captcha dialogClick the [Sign in] button
  3. Perform the CAPTCHA by re-typing the letters in the image
  4. Click the [I accept. Continue to my account] button.

Your account is now active and you should see your inbox on your screen.

Use your personal email account

You can create a Google email rule to forward your Google account (jrsmith@student.kcc.edu) to your personal email.

Need help?

Still have questions? Review the additional information on Google's website regarding how to use your Google Mail @ KCC account.

If you experience any issues with accessing Google Mail @ KCC, contact the KCC Information Technology Services Helpdesk at 815-802-8900 or email helpdesk@kcc.edu.