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5. Accessing E-Mail


When you register for a course at any Virginia Community College, you will automatically be given a VCCS email account. This is the official account from which you will send and receive email to and from the college and your instructor.

Accessing Your E-mail

  1. Go to myGCC
  2. Bookmarking your site: You may want to bookmark this site, you will be returning to it frequently.
  3. Login with your username and password
  4. Choose 'Gmail'

Attachments

Some courses require you to prepare documents with a certain format and appearance. You will send these to your teacher by email attachment or your Blackboard course.

General Instructions for Attachments in E-mail

Attach a File:

  1. Create a new email message by choosing the Compose Message button
  2. Then click the link, 'Attach a File'
  3. Browse to the file you want to attach, select the file, and then click the Open button

View an Attachment:

Open the email message then click the 'View' link beside the attachment.

Save an Attachment:

Open the email message then click the 'Download' link beside the attachment.

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