Student Email


Your Main SMC Email Account

SMC uses Google to provide you with an email account, calendars, document sharing, and IM – all from your SMC email account (

SMC Gmail Basics

  • About Your SMC Email: Your SMC email account is used as the official way of communicating for you, your instructors and SMC.
  • How to Access Your Email: Go to Corsair Connect and click "SMC @Email". No second login is required. This account was created for you automatically.
  • Forwarding Your Email to Another Account: Students are responsible for receiving emails from SMC. SMC cannot guarantee the delivery of forwarded email. See instructions: Automatically forward Gmail messages to another account

Use Your SMC Gmail Account as the Main Account

  • This account is the main way SMC communicates with you. This account will be the only way to guarantee you receive important college information.
  • Your Google account includes Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, and Docs.
  • You can preview and access all of your emails in Corsair Connect (formerly the Student Self-Service system)
  • Google Apps provides you with all the functionality and collaboration tools needed to share documents, stay connected with your friends and be successful in school.

For more information, visit FAQ About the Move to Google Apps.