Access a Shared (also known as a Delegated) Google Mail Account


A shared account is an account to which you have access but do not own. This type of account is also known as a 'delegated account'.

To access a shared account:

  1. Log into your UMD Gmail account. You may need to verify your identity with multi-factor authentication.
  2. Click your account photo or the circle with your first initial (located in the upper-right corner of the page).
    Account photo in top right corner of screen.
  3. From the drop-down menu, select the desired account.  A new window or tab will open displaying the account.
    Delegated account appears in drop-down menu after clicking the account photo.
  4. The shared account will open in a new tab.