Checking e-mail via web:

You can check your mail at

The first link on that page can help you manage your email account including changing your email account password, setting up email filters or creating vacation messages. The Java SSH client is a UNIX interface where you can check your emails using pine.

For more information about configuring webmail; including forward, vacation, and spam settings, visit this page.

Checking e-mail using Standard Clients:

Recommended client: Mozilla Thunderbird

Download it here

It is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.

Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora, and Microsoft Outlook are software programs that allow checking multiple accounts at the same time.

Click here to get the settings:

Email Settings Page

Checking email via secure shell:

You can use Alpine email client on either your own linux/unix desktop or it is currently installed on Denali. This is to allow users to log in via SSH and read mail.

An example command from a unix shell:


After entering your password, then simply type 'pine' will start and you can log into your email account.

For more on using SSH, refer to Connecting to the Cluster section.

Change your account password:

Click here

E-mail Lists 
Mailing list includes all Statistics Department faculty, staff and graduate students. 
Mailing list includes all Statistics Department graduate students.

To subscribe or unsubscribe to the mailing lists, send a request to

Virus Protection

All incoming and outgoing mails are scanned for viruses. Additional Anti-virus programs are freethrough the UCSB site-license software program at:

Spam Protection

All incoming mails are scanned for spam-like content. If an email is found to be spam, it is placed in your “spamfilter” folder for your review. Up to 5 days worth of spam will remain in that folder. Anything older than 5 days is deleted automatically every night.

If you need help, please email at


Email account on University servers may not be used to promote personal business or to provide personal financial gain, except as may be permitted by other University policy or regulation. Use of an account for commercial purposes, for profit-making, for political campaigning for offices outside the College of Letters and Science, or lobbying is prohibited without exception.

Quick Links

Email web portal

Change your password