Student Email

Students and employees have access to email and other services both through Google and Microsoft systems.

Microsoft O365 Services

What is my email address?

Your email address is your EAD name (usually firstname.lastname)

How do I get my EAD name?

Choose the "Initialize" tab at

Enter the SID and PIN and the desired password. The system will return your EAD login name Remember that name and the password you entered.

To access O365 services, including email, use that EAD login name and password at

What if I forgot my password?

You can reset your EAD password at Choose the "reset password" tab.

Google Mail & Google Apps

What is my email address?

For new students and new employees, your Google email address is your Initial password is your full SID and you will change that on login.

For returning students and returning employees, your google mail address is unchanged. It remains your EdNet Login Password is the one you set there earlier.

What if I forgot my password?

Please contact NEED if you need to reset your student email password. Since the transition to EAD, our Google Apps password reset tool no longer works. Google apps now supports password reset through a text message or alternative email address. If you still cannot access your SCC Google Apps account, please call NEED.

Do people at Google know my password?

No. Google has an encrypted hash created from your password.

What if I already have a Gmail/Google/Google Apps Account?

While this system is hosted by Google and includes Gmail and Google Apps, it is completely separate and independent from other Google accounts you may have. You can have both a regular Gmail account and a Seattle Central email account using Google Apps. You can even be logged into both simultaneously.

The differences between a Google Account and Google Apps account

How can I forward my Seattle Central email to my personal email account?

You can set up your Seattle Central mail to forward to your favorite account. This lets people like your instructors send email to your email address, and lets you read it from the account of your choice.

To set up mail forwarding follow these steps:

  1. Log onto your Seattle Central email account
  2. Click the link titled "Settings" in the upper right corner
  3. Click the tab titled "Forwarding and POP/IMAP"
  4. Click the radio button next to "Forward a copy of incoming mail to"
  5. Type your preferred email address into the text box
  6. Click the button labeled "Save Changes"

What are Google Apps and how do I use them?

Google Apps is a collection of communication and collaboration tools that are available to all students and employees at Seattle Central College. Currently, Google Apps includes the following:

Help with Gmail or Google Apps

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