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bMail is the Berkeley brand for Google email, available to anyone with a bConnected Google account.

bMail Use Policy Requirements

For purposes of security and privacy, UC and campus policy requires all Berkeley employees to: 

  1. Use your UC Berkeley email for all university business – for both sending and receiving. 

  2. Turn off any automatic forwarding you may have set up that sends your Berkeley email to a non-UC email address. 

  3. Use your UC Berkeley email for communication in all business systems, including those that do not require CalNet authentication.

  4. List your UC Berkeley email in the campus directory, on your syllabus, etc.

If you have questions, please see the FAQs for email use.

bMail at a Glance

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*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 Google. Do not send sensitive information in bMail.

Unlimited storage is being phased out

We will communicate to existing Google account holders about storage quotas prior to taking effect. More details…