Email Setup

For detailed instructions on how to get started with your Gmail @ NCSU account, click here.


The following information is provided for the benefit of the few accounts remaining on the NCSU Cyrus IMAP system. Unless otherwise specifically informed, NC State faculty, staff and students are on the NC State Gmail system and should click here for more instructions.

Below you will find step-by-step setup guides for the email clients that NC State ResNet and the NC State Help Desk support. All NC State students, faculty and staff have IMAP accounts and should follow the setup directions for IMAP. If you need assistance with setting up your email or with your ResNet connection, contact us.

If you don't need step-by-step instructions for setting up your email you can just check out our page with the necessary server information.

Still have Problems or Questions?

  • Use the ResNet Help page to discover the many ways to get help with your connection.
  • ResNet Staff are available for all on-campus housing areas. The ResNet staff is happy to answer questions by telephone, email, or in person at the OIT Walk-in Center.