Gmail at Ringling College

Ringling College faculty, students and alumni receive email at Google powered email accounts. Here is a set of frequently asked questions about Gmail at Ringling College.

How can I forward my email?

Once you log into the portal at and click on Gmail, click on the Gear/Settings Icon and select "Settings > Forwarding and POP/IMAP" to select your forwarding options. 

How can I use my Phone to access my email?

Your Smart Phone can receive mail directly from your Google powered Ringling College email. You can either add your Google account to an existing mail client, or download the Gmail App from your app store.

The username required for Google mail access is your full Ringling College email account.

 Please note that there is currently an issue with our SSO authentication on mobile devices. Specifically, after being redirected and logging into the RCAD Portal, you will not be returned to the page which allows you to add your Google account as you should be. To get around this issue, please try the following.

Once you get to the portal and successfully log in, hit the back button until you get to the page where you type the email address to add. Once you hit continue, this time it will go through and add your account since you have already authenticated to the portal. This should be a one time procedure, after this your account will be added to the device and will behave as usual.

How do I access my email?

You may access your email through the Campus Portal at Alternatively, you may access your email through your iPhone, mobile device, or email client. Please follow the instructions above for more information.

I already have a Google account and I don't want to read multiple accounts.

Students and alumni with pre-existing Google accounts may combine their accounts into one by choosing delivery methods for their email through the settings panel.  Once you log into Gmail, click on "Settings > Accounts" from either your Ringling College Google powered email account or your other Gmail account to combine your email into one location.

What is my email address?

Your email address depends on your status at Ringling College. Faculty, student, and alumni email addresses use the following format:

Staff addresses use the following format:

Be sure to include your actual UserID. For example: or (for staff). It is very important that you do not share your Ringling College password with anyone.

Can I sign into Gmail with multiple accounts?

Yes, you can find more information at Google's Help Site.

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