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Using Student Email

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NOVA's Google email and Google Apps are available to NOVA students.

The Google email system provides you with a reliable and secure way to send and receive email. Emails are delivered through a Web browser and email addresses will not change.

Gmail Important Email Information

  • All email addresses are username@email.vccs.edu.
  • You do NOT need to set up a new Gmail account.
  • If you do not know your username or password, click on myNOVA from the Academic Tools page and then click on Forgot Password. Use the same link to reset your password.
  • Access your email via myNOVA.
  • Your mailbox size is 25GB. Spam and virus protection is included. It has mobile access.
  • Visit the FAQ page for more information.
  • Be sure to read NOVA's email policy.

Instructions for Using Student Email

View the Gmail Interactive Tour.