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Email Accounts

CMC offers Google Mail and Apps to provide you with an enhanced system that will support simplified communication and collaboration. Utlizing Google Mail and Apps allows CMC IT to focus on student needs and adding value to the CMC experience while Google focuses on building excellent products, maintaining the feature set, and innovating our communication options for tomorrow.

Our goal is to offer you a reliable, practical, secure, feature-rich webmail environment. We think Google can help.

For more information, go to the Frequently Asked Questions.


CMC offers free and unlimited connections to our network and the Internet. We do ask that you exercise moderation in its use since it is shared with all the other students, staff and faculty on our campuses and if you abuse it, everyone suffers.

Network Accounts

Network accounts are assigned by and are automatically generated. Your RTA will have your information. If you forget or lose your password, you can contact Micheal Malsed and, with picture ID, he can reset your password.

Along with your network account comes what we call a "U:" drive, which is a folder on one of our servers. You can connect to this U: drive from anywhere on campus or even off-campus. From the labs and classrooms it should be automatically connected; in your rooms you will have to connect it manually:

Windows: click Start then Run then type "\\\users$" then give your username (mckenna\username) and your password.

Mac or Linux: click Go then Connect to Server then type "smb://$" then give your username (mckenna\username) and your password.

Off campus access: information can be found at its/webdav

Your U: drive is backed up nightly so it is far more reliable than a floppy!


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For more information:
Information Technology Services
(909) 607-0911 - Help Desk


Information Technology Services

Claremont McKenna College
500 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 607-0911
Fax: (909) 621-8661

Campus Locations

Executive Office
Center Court, Module A
500 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Help Desk
Roberts South, Lower Level
325 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, CA 91711