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Email Accounts

The University of Alabama computer network, equipment, and resources are owned by the University and are provided primarily to support the academic and administrative functions of the University. The use of these computer resources is governed by federal and state law and University policies. The use of emailaccounts is subject to these terms of use.

Classes/Departments

Faculty and staff can request accounts for their departments or for classes that they teach. Email accounts for a department will require the signature of the department head; an account for a class will require the signature of the instructor listed for that class. The person who signs the account request form is responsible for all activity on that account and is referred to as the OWNER of the account. Only the OWNER account can request a password change.  However, changes can be made in writing to update ownership information.

Student Organizations

Student organization accounts are handled through the Office of the Dean of Students. The organization’s faculty/staff advisor should request the account, manage account access through requests for new passwords, and supervise all activity on that account.  Accounts in this category must be renewed every fall.

Listserv – Mass Email Mailing for Groups 25 or more

Listserv is a mass email applications that allows users to email a large number of users at once without running the risk of your email being blocked on other email systems as a spammer.  It allows you to email tens, hundreds or thousands of users in just a few minutes.

Bama Account Request Forms

To request an email account, complete one of the online forms below:

Account Request Form for Class Accounts
Account Request Form for Departmental Accounts
Account Request Form for Faculty/Staff Organizations
Listserv Mailing List Online Request Form

 

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