Sponsored UMD Google Accounts for Student Employees

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How can I request a student-sponsored account?

Complete and submit the Sponsored Student Accounts-UMD Gmail request form


When should I request a student-sponsored account?

Graduate students receive UMD Google accounts automatically. The UMD Google Account will be terminated a year after the student is no longer registered for classes or has Graduated. Graduate students also receive a Terpmail for personal use. They will keep access to the Terpmail for life after they graduate as long as they were awarded a degree.


What should I do after the student-sponsored account is created?

After the student-sponsored account is created, the student will need to update their email address in ARES/PHR to DirectoryID@umd.edu. They can also set up personal notification preferences in ELMS-Canvas to their TERPmail or personal email account.

If the students are no longer employed, they should request to have their sponsorship removed. Their email address will automatically be set back to DirectoryID@terpmail.umd.edu.

NOTE: Mail forwarding is set to the newly sponsored account. You may need to update notifications in ELMS to ensure course communications are delivered to your TERPmail email. Otherwise, it will go to your sponsored staff email account.