About email

  • It’s free!
  • It’s Web-based, meaning you can check it anywhere that has a compliant Web browser and an Internet connection.
  • Can be used with e-mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird.
  • Can be used as a forwarding address.
  • Offers 7 gigabytes of server space.
  • Includes GChat, Calendar, and Google Docs.

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We are thrilled to bring you the latest in e-mail service. With so much more space, spam protection and lots of new features, we think you’ll love it, too.

If you cannot remember your password, contact us at for help.

Sign up

UW-Madison alumni, students and WAA members: Sign up for a free e-mail account by submitting the request form below.

Submissions for new accounts are generally processed within three business days, at which time a confirmation containing your temporary password will be sent to your provided contact email address.

  • Example: 1978
  • Do not enter the part. Your username may consist of letters, numbers, dots, underscores, and hyphens, but should not include any spaces. Use all lowercase letters.
  • Account confirmation and password will be sent here. Please provide an existing, valid email address. UW-Madison students MUST use their address for a confirmation email.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.