Two Educational Email Addresses
* One is required - One is a bonus * 

  1. REQUIRED: An Microsoft educational email account is required to access to campus computers, connected printers, WiFi and Office 365 applications while actively enrolled. Learn more about your account here,
  2. BONUS: An Google educational email account provides students who have registered for classes with an SSC LyndaCampus account, unlimited Google Drive space, and this .edu email address doesn't go away upon graduation! Learn more about your account below!

Google Suite for Education (GS4E)     Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Since 2007, all Seattle College employee and students registered for classes have access to a college specific (South, Central, SVI and North) Google Suite for Education (GS4E) account.

Request your account via Instructional Services and Support Center:

Learn more about  Google Suite for Education (GS4E), below

Google Apps for Education
Since 2016, all Seattle College employees and actively enrolled students have a Microsoft Office 365 (O365) account.

To use a campus computer, printer or WiFi you must first activate your account:

NOTE: To be issued either of the above .edu email accounts, you must be a registered student or employee with South Seattle College. If the following information doesn't work please fill out our Support Center Help Form

Request your Google Suite for Education (GS4E) account in just two steps!

  1. Activate your Microsoft account,
  2. Request your Google account here, -- be sure to provide your Microsoft email in your request as it's where we send your Google activation information. 
NEW! Starting Winter 2019 quarter we've begun a slow rollout of  updated usernames for our GS4E accounts to match your usernames. Our aim is to align with our sister colleges as we share faculty and students. Note: SSC GS4E usernames created before Winter 2019 quarter will not be altered, unless requested.

How to Forward my Email

These days we all have too many email accounts. To help narrow down how many we need to check for mail, we can forward our email to our preferred email account with these instructions.

    1. Login to your email account or
    2. Click the Gear (icon) in the upper-right hand corner
    3. Select  'Mail Settings'
    4. Click 'Forwarding and POP/IMAP' (tab)
    5. Click "Add a Forwarding Address"
    6. Enter your preferred email address - click "Next"
    7. A message tells you "a Confirmation Code has been sent to verify permission" - click "OK"
    8. Go to your preferred email account to find your confirmation email from South Seattle College with a link in it - click the link
    9. Go back to your email account (gear icon > email settings > Forwarding POP/IMAP)
    10. Click the radio button next to 'Forward a copy of incoming mail to' 
    11. Click "Save Changes" (at the bottom of the page)
    12. NOTE: Send a test email to your account to be sure it's working as expected

Google Apps for Education - South Seattle College
What are Google Suite for Education (GS4E)?

Google Suite (for Education) is a collection of communication and collaboration tools available to all students and employees at South Seattle, North Seattle, Georgetown and Seattle Central College(s). 

Several things Google Suite for Education (GS4E) apart from a public Google account with apps.  For example, GS4E provides unlimited drive space and there are no ads! Also, a .edu account can provide numerous discounts in many markets.

Google Suite for Education includes the following and more ... 

      • Docs (documents)
      • Sheets (spreadsheets)
      • Slides (presentation)
      • Forms (online forms!)
    • GMAIL (12) Training Videos
    • SITES (17) Training Videos
    • CALENDAR (14) Training Videos

.edu (email account) BENEFITS!

Gmail v.s. Google Suite for Education

While our Google Suite for Education (GS4E) system is hosted by Google and includes Gmail and Google apps, it is completely separate and independent from other Google accounts you may have.

You can have both a regular Gmail account and a South Seattle College campus student email and apps (GS4E) account. You can even be logged into both simultaneously and easily "switch" toggle between your two accounts!

For a detailed explanation on differences between a Google Account and Google Suite please read this.


Do people at Google or South know my (GS4E) password?

Absolutely NOT. Google has an encrypted hash created from your password. Google's Recommended Security Checklist


Is my (GS4E) Account Ever Deleted?

South Seattle College (SSC) Google Suite for Education (GS4E) accounts are never deleted without the owner's consent.

Since 2007, Google has provided educational institutions massive amounts of free educational tools. Including unlimited DRIVE space. 

Do GS4E accounts share info with other campus accounts?

Nope - South Seattle College Google Suite for Education (GS4E) accounts are NOT related to any other campus accounts - However, they are used as a unique user ID to login to lyndaCampus for students (employees login with their account as a unique user ID for

GS4E accounts reside on Google servers, only. These are separate systems that bear similar login and password structure, only.

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