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Below please find some information to get you started.
Gmail is the official email of Olds College and every staff member and student has an Olds College email account. Gmail is available from wherever you are and from any device.
Staff/faculty email addresses are in this format: first initial + last name + @oldscollege.ca (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Student email addresses are in this format: first name + . + last name + @oldscollege.ca (email@example.com)
Student initial password is set as PWmmddyy where mmddyy is your birthdate (i.e. if you were born on February 14, 1988 then your password would be PW021488).
How to Access Gmail
Note: To log in to your Gmail account for the first time, you need to have changed your password. To do this, follow the instructions below - "Change Network/Email Password - if you know current Password (mypassword.oldscollege.ca)" or "Setting Up Olds College Network/Email Profile (mypassword.oldscollege.ca)"
Access Olds College Computer/E-Mail Password Management System and Edit my Profile.
Note: You will be asked to create your password reset profile upon logging into an Olds College computer or off campus by using the Edit my Profile within the myPassword website.
Click on Edit my Profile and the question & answer page below will show. Note: You will be asked for your current active Olds College user name and password. Click the Logon button.
Select and answer all 3 questions on the page then click the Submit button. If all answers meet the minimum requirements, the following message box will appear.
Click the OK button.
Now that your Profile has been set up with your Security Questions & Answers you will now be redirected to the main page.
There are benefits for setting your email up through Exchange: