Setup for IMAP/Pop Clients
It is possible to use email clients such as MacMail, Thunderbird, Outlook, etc. to check your Gmail and manage calendar appointments. However, many Google users find over time that these clients may limit use of many Google features, and abandon them in order to take advantage of the many features of Google Apps for Education.  If you are interested in using one of these clients on your computer, please use the instructions below to set up your device.
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IMAP clients
You can also access Gmail from any of several other mail programs by setting them up as IMAP clients. These include Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Windows Mail, Apple Mail, and more. 

POP clients
If your mail program can't be set up for IMAP, you can set it up as a POP client instead. 
Please note:
Microsoft Outlook users should use the Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook® program.  OIT will install this program to your college-issued computer.
  1. Request Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook to be installed on your computer.  Fill out this request form and OIT staff will install the program for you. 

  2. Learn to use Google Apps Sync.
*There have been some reported problems using Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook on Macs.  This program is only supported by Google in Windows environments.

Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook® is a plug-in for Outlook 2002, 2007, or 2010 that syncs mail, calendar events, contacts, and notes between Outlook and your Google Apps account.