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Office of Information Technology

Student E-mail Services

The AU-sponsored Gmail service is available to all students, who are not also in a faculty or staff position at the university. The AU-sponsored Gmail address takes the form of

You can access your e-mail in a variety of ways, including:

Be sure to regularly monitor what is sent to this address, as many important announcements, such as messages from your instructor and the Registrar, will only be sent to this address.

For assistance using your AU-sponsored Gmail, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions document or contact the IT Help Desk at 202-885-2550,, or AskAmericanUHelp.


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