Finding an effective way to obtain, filter, organize, verify, and store important information is a vital skill for students to practice in order to be highly-effective in the world. Managing email is a major challenge for everyone, but these tips and techniques will make that a much easier skill to master.  

Quick link to your Suffolk Email (opens in a new window).

Forward Email to your Phone

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Manage all your email through Gmail.

 

Creating Folders

  1. Open your Suffolk email.
  2. Right click your "Inbox".
  3. Click "Create New Folder"
 

Auto-Sort Mail

  1. Open Suffolk email.
  2. On right hand side, click "Options" and then select "Create an inbox rule".
  3. Click "New..." and create new rule (see next tab for suggested rules)

Auto-Sort Suggestions

Here are some suggested ways to auto-sort your email into specific folders to help organize information.

Class-Related Emails

  1. Create a new folder and title it "Class Emails"
  2. Go to Options, Create Inbox Rule, New Rule.
  3. In the first drop-down box, select "It was received from..." and then click "Select people...".
  4. Input the email addresses for all of your professors/TAs.
  5. In the second drop-down box, select "Move the message to folder..." and choose the folder "Class Emails".
  6. Click Save.

Announcements

  1. Create a new folder and title it "Announcements"
  2. Go to Options, Create Inbox Rule, New Rule.
  3. In the first drop-down box, select "It was received from..." and then click "Select people...".
  4. Input the email addresses for the first twenty general-recipient emails you have received from Suffolk University.
  5. In the second drop-down box, select "Move the message to folder..." and choose the folder "Announcements".
  6. Click Save.