How to Configure Your Email Account on Your Devices (Students/Retirees/Alumni)


Instructions for Students, Retirees, and Alumni to follow to be able to add their Richmond Gmail account to their various devices.



Students, Retirees, and Alumni can add their University of Richmond Gmail account to Outlook or the built-in Mail app on a variety of different devices. Instructions below will walk you through how to add the email account depending on the device and app of your choosing. 

Details / Instructions

Outlook for Windows
Mail App on Windows
Outlook for Mac
Apple Mail
iOS (iPhone, iPad) Mail App
Outlook for iOS (iPhone/iPad)
Android Mail
Manual Mail Settings 

The following settings can be used if your mobile device or computer does not have a Google account option when adding a new mail account. 


Step 1: Enable IMAP in Gmail

  • Sign in to Gmail.
  • Click the gear icon in the upper-right and select Gmail settings at the top of any Gmail page.
  • Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  • Select Enable IMAP.

Step 2: Use the following settings to configure your e-mail client

  • Account Type: If the device/client has a built in Gmail setting, use that account type, otherwise select IMAP. 
  • Address: Your University of Richmond e-mail address (i.e.
  • User Name: Your University of Richmond e-mail address (i.e.
  • Password: Your network password. 
  • Incoming Mail Server: (SSL: Enabled)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (On Campus): (SSL: Enabled | Authentication: None)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (Off Campus): (SSL: Enabled | Authentication: Username/Password)

See Also

About G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook



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