Student Email

Overview

BullyMail Features:

  • 7.5 GB of mail storage
  • the familiar Gmail interface
  • netid@msstate.edu email address
  • The BullyMail icon: After logging in to myState, click the BullyMail icon. By accessing this link, you have availability to all the features in the BullyMail environment.

If you have questions or concerns that are not addressed here, contact the Help Desk.


Frequently Asked Questions

BullyMail is the MSU student email environment, powered by Google. This includes 7.5 GB of mail storage, the familar Gmail interface (Email, Contacts, Address Book, Calendar, and Docs), and maintains NetID@msstate.edu email address.

All students have a BullyMail account. This does not include faculty and staff taking a course.

Faculty and staff are NOT elgible for a BullyMail account.

Your BullyMail account is separate from other accounts you may have with Google.

BullyMail access is available through the BullyMail icon in the myState email channel or in MSU's webmail by selecting BullyMail in the dropdown Server menu.

Incoming and outgoing IMAP mail server settings must be changed. Instructions are located on this video.

If the email client asks for... ...then enter the following:
Your username, user id, or login netid@msstate.edu
Your password Use NetPassword
Your email address Your netid@msstate.edu email address
Your incoming mail server - requires SSL imap.gmail.com
Your port number (incoming mail) Use SSL: Yes
Port 993
Your outgoing SMTP server - requires TLS smtp.gmail.com
Port 465
Your security settings: Secure Socket Layers (SSL) Use Secure Socket Layers (SSL)

Incoming and outgoing POP mail server settings must be changed. Instructions are located on this video.

If the email client asks for... ...then enter the following:
Your username, user id, or login netid@msstate.edu
Your password Use NetPassword
Your email address Your netid@msstate.edu email address
Your incoming mail server - requires SSL pop.gmail.com
Your port number (incoming mail) Use SSL: Yes
Port 995
Your outgoing SMTP server - requires TLS smtp.gmail.com
Port 465
Your security settings: Secure Socket Layers (SSL) Use Secure Socket Layers (SSL)

Yes, if your phone works with Google’s mobile application, it will work with your student Google Apps account.
(http://www.google.com/mobile/mail/)

Incoming and outgoing IMAP mail server settings must be changed.

If the email client asks for... ...then enter the following:
Your username, user id, or login netid@msstate.edu
Your password Use NetPassword
Your email address Your netid@msstate.edu email address
Your incoming mail server - requires SSL imap.gmail.com
Your port number (incoming mail) Use SSL: Yes
Port 993
Your outgoing SMTP server - requires TLS smtp.gmail.com
Port 465
Your security settings: Secure Socket Layers (SSL) Use Secure Socket Layers (SSL)

Incoming and outgoing POP mail server settings must be changed.

If the email client asks for... ...then enter the following:
Your username, user id, or login netid@msstate.edu
Your password Use NetPassword
Your email address Your netid@msstate.edu email address
Your incoming mail server - requires SSL pop.gmail.com
Your port number (incoming mail) Use SSL: Yes
Port 995
Your outgoing SMTP server - requires TLS smtp.gmail.com
Port 465
Your security settings: Secure Socket Layers (SSL) Use Secure Socket Layers (SSL)

The MSU student email interface is basically the same as Gmail. The MSU student email logo appears instead of Gmail, and there is no advertising as long as you are a student.

You have 7.5 GB of space in your BullyMail account.

Your MSU email address will continue to be NetID@msstate.edu.

Your address book, contacts, and folders are included when your account is converted to BullyMail.

BullyMail allows you the option of forwarding your email to another account such as Hotmail or Gmail. More information is available here.

MSU will continue to use the current SPAM blocking as well as BullyMail mail filtering system powered by Google.

Contact the Help Desk at 662.325.0631, 888.398.6394, or helpdesk@msstate.edu.