This policy is intended to ensure that students have access to
official electronic communication from the College and understand
their responsibilities related to this form of communication.
Green River Community College provides email accounts to students
as a tool for sharing important information regarding registration,
financial aid, deadlines, student life, and more. Email allows the
college to communicate quickly and efficiently and provides standardized,
consistent communication with Green River Community College students.
The student email accounts are cost-effective and environmentally
Green River Community College has selected an email system that
is accessible over the Internet through standard browsers in order
to provide universal access to all students. In order to ensure
all students have access to this important form of communication,
student email is accessible from anywhere there is an available
Student email will be available to all currently enrolled students.
- Use of Student Email
An official Green River Community College email address
is required for all students and is generated upon receipt and
processing of their applications. The College has the right
to send official communications to these email addresses. The
College will use this address for official communications with
The College expects that every student will receive email at
his or her College email address and will read email on a frequent
and consistent basis. A student's failure to receive and read
College communications in a timely manner does not absolve that
student from knowing and complying with the content of such
All use of email will be consistent with other Green River Community
College policies including the SS24, Student Acceptable Computer
Use Policy (refer to the online Policies & Procedures Manual).
- Access to Student Email
Students who are not in possession
of a personal computer and/or other mobile device with Internet
access can use computers available in the open computer labs
at the College or at the local library.
- Re-directing/Forwarding of Email
Students may elect to redirect
(auto-forward) email sent to their College email address. Students
who redirect email from their official College email address
to another address do so at their own risk. The College is not
responsible for the handling of email by outside service providers.
If email is lost because of forwarding, it does not absolve
the student of the responsibilities associated with communications
sent to their official College email address.
Instructions on how to begin using College email accounts:
- Click the “First Time? Look Up My Student Email Address” box
- Enter your last name, birth date, and student ID number
- Last Name: type your family name
- Birth Date: type six digits (February 15, 1989 would be 021589)
- Student ID: do not type dashes (840123456)
- Click on “Get Your Email Address”
- Write down your email address
- Click on “Log Into GRCC Student Email”
History of Policy or Procedure:
Draft: March 2, 2010
Adopted: June 29, 2010
Revised: Reviewed by: President's Staff
Contact: Deborah Casey, Dean of Student Services and Retention, ext. 3328
President’s Staff Sponsor: Deborah Casey, Dean of Student Services and Retention, ext. 3328