Sign In to UMD Gmail


All current UMD faculty and staff are granted access to a UMD Google Mail (Gmail) account. Gmail is a web-based email system that stores your email messages and enables you to search for specific messages. Gmail automatically organizes successive messages into a conversational thread and offers customizable spam filtering. Students visit Email for Students.

To learn how to sign into UMD Gmail account, follow the steps listed below:

  1. Go to Google Mail.
  2. Click Sign In.
  3. Enter your UMD email address (DirectoryID@umd.edu) when prompted. Click Next.
  4. Select Organizational Google Workspace Account, if prompted.
  5. You will be directed to the Central Authentication Service (CAS).
  6. Login and authenticate your identity with multi-factor authentication when prompted. Your Gmail Inbox will open.

To reset university Directory passphrase, see Reset a Lost or Forgotten University of Maryland Directory Passphrase.

For more information about Directory ID, visit University of Maryland Directory page.