Amherst students and faculty and staff employees receive an Amherst email mailbox when they join the College. Faculty and staff employees who depart college employment lose access to their email mailboxes on their termination date. Students lost access to their college mailbox about six months after they graduate. Emeriti retain access to their Amherst mailboxes. In some cases non-employee members of the college will be provided mailboxes for specific time periods, for example visiting scholars or post baccalaureates with a start and end date of association with the college community can be provided mailboxes.
The College's email service is Gmail and is provided as part of Google G Suite. Gmail provides email, calendar, contacts, etc. Your messages and other data remain in the GMail system until you explicitly delete them.
Gmail is accessible via any web browser (Chrome is preferred) and via apps on iOS and Android devices.