Student Email Information
Where do I check my email?
I'm an incoming freshman. When will I receive my email account?
Email account information for incoming freshmen will be mailed to the students in early to mid-May.
I'm an SCE student. When will my email account be created?
Email accounts for SCE students are created upon enrollment. Once created, the email account information is mailed to the student.
I'm a graduate student. When will my email account be created?
Email accounts for graduate students are created upon registering for classes. They are created overnight after registration. The email account information is then mailed to the student.
How do I change my password?
Once you're logged into your email account, click on Options on the upper right, then choose See All Options. Click on the "Change your password" link.
You will be brought to a page that contains a means to change your password as well as password reset information in case your forgot your password. We strongly recommend filling out that information.
If you still cannot access your email, you should contact the Helpdesk at 401-865-4357.
I'm a graduating senior. Will I lose my email account?
Your email address will remain active. Please see Information for Departing Students for more information.
Are there any storage limits on my email account?
All students have 10 GB of storage in their Providence College email accounts. This includes all email folders, including Sent Items and Deleted Items. We recommend you regularly empty your Senti Items and your Deleted Items. We also recommend that you do not use your email account as file storage. If you send yourself attachments, be sure to delete those emails. You should use the SkyDrive for file storage.
Is there a limit to the size of the email I can send or receive through my PC email account?
There is a size limit of 25 MB for emails sent or received through your PC email account. This includes the body of the email as well as any attachments.
How much storage do I have on my SkyDrive?
You have 7 GB of storage in your SkyDrive.