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Activate & Protect Your NYU Email

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Email is one of the official means by which the University communicates with faculty, administrators, staff, and students. It's your responsibility to activate the NYU email service for which you are eligible, if you haven't already done so, and to check your email regularly. For instructions on activating and using your NYU email, visit NYU's Student Email Policy and The Guidelines for Student Email Use can be found on the ITS Policies website at

Please note: Everyone who uses an email client other than NYUHome to check their NYU email should verify that they are using the correct settings and activate the SSL security feature to help protect the privacy of their messages; for quick configuration instructions for Eudora, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, and more, see If you use the NYUHome email client, SSL has been automatically activated for you.