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What is bMail?

Gmail Priority Inbox

bMail is the Berkeley brand for Google email, which is a web-based email service available to students, faculty, staff, alumni and retirees.

Best Uses for bMail?

bMail is a good solution for:

  • Composing, sending, and replying to email
  • Creating and managing group contact lists
  • Having an organized inbox

At a Glance

Key benefits:

Specific features:

  • Cloud-based hosting
  • Approved for UC P3 data (formerly UCB PL1)*
  • Unlimited storage
  • Data encrypted in transit and at rest

*bMail is not acceptable for any institutional data classified as "critical," including certain personally identifiable human subject data. Please visit the Security website for detailed information related to acceptable data use in G Suite. Do not send sensitive information in bMail.

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