OverviewMail.msu.edu is the centrally funded and supported email service for Michigan State University. Current faculty, staff, and students receive a free MSU NetID and email account.
On December 22, 2008, the service was substantially upgraded. Refer to TB10900 for more information and a list of support articles.
This article provides general information regarding the central email system.
Using mail.msu.eduThe mail.msu.edu system supports common methods for downloading incoming mail using an SSL (secure) connection: POP (Post Office Protocol) and IMAP. Some older e-mail clients, however, do not support SSL properly and are not compatible with mail.msu.edu.
To access mail.msu.edu:
- Point your browser to mail.msu.edu to log in to and use the central e-mail service via our web-based interface.
- Configure a current version of an e-mail client (i.e. Thunderbird, Outlook)
- Start using your e-mail or login to the web client at http://mail.msu.edu