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* College-assigned e-mail acounts to be required for students

Starting Feb. 11, 2012, Shoreline Community College will use only College-assigned e-mail accounts( your.name@go.shoreline.edu for all official communication with students. Official communications may include messages about grades, payments, financial aid and other assistance, emergency and other notifications, the Blackboard and Canvas learning management systems and other messages as required.

go.shoreline.edu

  • What is it?
    • A fully functional Gmail account assigned by the college to each student.
  • Timeline
    • Now-Jan. 14, 2013 – Inform students of coming change.
    • Jan. 14 – Students without College-assigned e-mail are notified of their new go.shoreline.edu accounts.
    • Jan. 19-Feb. 10 – Students log-in to new go.shoreline.edu accounts.
    • Feb. 11, 2013 – All College-communication to students transitions to go.shoreline.edu addresses.
      • All student addresses in the Blackboard and Canvas learning management systems will change to assigned go.shoreline.edu accounts
      • Primary address for Blackboard Connect emergency communications will change to assigned go.shoreline.edu accounts. Secondary Blackboard Connect e-mail addresses will not change.
Standardized e-mail accounts for all students will help assure complete communication of College messages to all students and help protect privacy as required under the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

A significant number of students already have College-assigned go.shoreline.edu accounts. These accounts are in compliance and students using previously assigned accounts are not affected by this change.

Students without a College-assigned go.shoreline.edu account will receive an account and be notified at their current e-mail address on file with the College. These students will be required to log-in to the College-assigned account.

Starting Feb. 11, 2013, all students are required to use their Shoreline-assigned go.shoreline.edu e-mail account for all college correspondence. The use of any other account in any configuration (forwarded, POP, IMAP, etc.) is not supported. Students are solely responsible for any consequences that result from lost or delayed communications resulting from the use of any e-mail account other than the College-assigned go.shoreline.edu account.

FAQ

  • Required e-mail? When did this start?
    • Starting Feb. 11, 2013, all students are required to use their Shoreline-assigned go.shoreline.edu e-mail account for all college correspondence. The use of any other account in any configuration (forwarded, POP, IMAP, etc.) is not supported by the college. Students are solely responsible for any consequences that result from lost or delayed communications resulting from the use of any e-mail account other than the College-assigned Gmail account.
  • Why can’t I continue to use my personal e-mail address?
    • Standardizing to go.shoreline.edu for all official College communications will help assure messages get through and help protect privacy as required by the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
  • How do I log-in to go.shoreline.edu?
  • How do I get a go.shoreline.edu account?
    • On Jan. 14, all students without go.shoreline.edu accounts will be assigned one and notified at their existing address. If you aren’t assigned an account and notified, or you don’t want to wait, go to www.shoreline.edu/email and complete the sign up process.
  • Do I have to wait until Jan. 14 to get a go.shoreline.edu account?
  • I already have a go.shoreline.edu account, will I get another one on Jan. 14?
    • No, your current go.shoreline.edu address will continue to work.
  • I have a go.shoreline.edu account, but use my personal e-mail account for connecting with the college, what will happen now?
    • Starting Feb. 11, the College will require use of your go.shoreline.edu account for all official communications.
  • How many students is this impacting?
    • About 70 percent of students already have a go.shoreline.edu account. After Feb. 11, 2013, every student will have an account and be required to use it.
  • I already use Gmail for my personal e-mail, will that work?
    • No, every student will get a college-assigned go.shoreline.edu account and be required to use it.
  • Can I just forward go.shoreline.edu to my personal account?
    • All students are required to use their Shoreline-assigned go.shoreline.edu e-mail account for all college correspondence. The use of any other account in any configuration (forwarded, POP, IMAP, etc.) is not supported by the college. Students are solely responsible for any consequences that result from lost or delayed communications resulting from the use of any e-mail account other than the college-assigned account.
  • When I leave Shoreline, what happens to my go.shoreline.edu account?
    • Your go.shoreline.edu account goes wherever you go, it is yours to keep.
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