Checking e-mail, making calendar appointments or subscribing to lists via web:

The University uses a Connect/Google service for email, calendaring and groups (lists) for department communications and planning; you can check your mail at

Remember to use your UCSBNetID credentials when logging into your "Google Workspace" account.

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

Password Change/Reset:

Click here

Selecting a secure password helps protect your privacy and security. At minimum it is required a password length between 12 and 16 characters, and a mix of upper case letters, lower case letters, special characters, and digits.  
Here are a few recommendations:
  • Include similar looking characters, such as the number zero for the letter 'O' or '$' for the letter 'S'
  • Include phonetic replacements, such as 'Luv2Laf' for 'LovetoLaugh'
  • Don't use a password that contains personal information (name, birth date, etc.)
  • Don't use words or acronyms that can be found in a dictionary
  • Don't use keyboard patterns (asdf) or sequential numbers (1234)
  • Don't use repeating characters (aa11)
  • Never tell your password to anyone (this includes significant others, roommates, parrots, etc.)
  • Never write your password down
  • Never send your password by email
  • Periodically test your current password and change it to a new one

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 free through the UCSB site-license of Sophos Anti-Virus and Malware. If your interested in having Sophos installed on your system please click here.

Spam Protection

All incoming mails are scanned for spam-like content. If an email is found to be spam, it is placed in your “Spam” folder for your review.

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

E-mail web portal

Change your e-mail password

Google Workspace