University IT provides email accounts to approximately 10,000 individuals
throughout the University community. Typically, students in The
College and Eastman School of Music and most College faculty and
staff have email accounts on the Unix server (mail.rochester.edu).
Staff of the University's Central Administration typically have
accounts on the Microsoft Exchange server (mail.acs.rochester.edu).
Students normally will have their email account information
sent to them before their arrival at the University
The University/College does not generally provide free email
accounts for graduate students. Some departments or graduate schools
do provide email accounts for grad students. See the administrator
of your department or grad school for more information.
Mailing lists allow you to send an e-mail message to a single address and then have that message be automatically
delivered to a large group of people. Mailing lists allow easy communication with members of your mailing list.
Lsoft LISTSERV™ is the preferred mailing list application.
You can find the web interface at
select it by clicking on the list name at https://lists.rochester.edu , then click "Join or Leave listname", or
send an email
with a message body that says: Subscribe listname firstname lastname
(substitute italics with the listname and your name) to: email@example.com
Context-dependent help is available by clicking any "?" at https://list.rochester.edu Documentation is
In order to provide a consistent and easy-to-use convention
for email addresses throughout the University, faculty, staff, and students
can request mail forwarding so that mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
will be forwarded to their department email box.
You do not need to reconfigure your email reader (e.g. Eudora, Outlook
) or resubscribe to any mailing lists.