All faculty, staff, and students are provided with mail accounts on the UW mail servers, email@example.com. You'll need your UW NetID to access this account. Note that University notices are sent to this account, so if you don't check it regularly, you should forward mail to an account that you do check.
Faculty and Staff are provided with an email account at firstname.lastname@example.org. See Sally Weaks to set up an account.
Students must use their UW mail account, email@example.com.
Most Chemistry accounts have now been switched to the UW email servers. To access your email via the web please logon to myuw.washington.edu
If you are still on the Chemistry email server you may access the web mail here: accessed via a web browser.
To protect Department of Chemistry mail recipients from email-borne viri, our mail server disables some types of email attachments, by appending ".bad" to the file name. This prevents the attachment from "opening" automatically when you click on it.
If you receive such a mail message, with a subject line beginning with "[renamed attachement]", and if you determine with confidence that it is, in fact, not a viral message, then you may recover the attachment as follows:
You should recover the attached file only if you are positively sure that it is not a virus file.