Frequently Asked Questions
So, what is WMApps?
WMApps is the new email service for students and alumni. W&M will transition all students and alumni (graduated beginning May 2007) email accounts to WMApps. Along with Email you will also have access to the following Apps: Docs, Sites and Calendar.
Who gets WMApps email?
All current students,alumni (graduated beginning Spring 2007), and student organizations will use WMApps email. Faculty and Staff email addresses will continue to use the @wm.edu extension.
Will my WMApps email account have ads since it is Gmail?
No. WMApps powered by Google will not have ads.
Do William & Mary Acceptable Use Policies apply to WMApps?
Can I get a WMApps email account if I am a faculty/staff member?
Yes. If you are a current faculty/staff member, you can request a WMApps email account by sending a request to [[support]].
As a Faculty/Staff member and a Student, do I need to activate my WMApps Email Account?
Yes. You can find more information here.
What do I have to do to get WMApps email?
Follow the Getting Started instructions.
Can I forward my email to another account?
Yes, you can still forward your email to another account. However, all official communication from W&M will be sent to your WMApps email account.
Can I use Outlook or another email client with my WMApps Email Account?
Yes. However, Information Technology recommends checking your Email using the Web at www.email.wm.edu. For students who prefer to use an email client, we have provided settings with a link to setup instructions provided by Google.
After logging into changepassword.wm.edu/wmapps and setting my password, why would I receive an error stating "You must verify your WMuserid before you can set your password"?
This is most likely due to a compatibility issue with Internet Explorer, Safari or Google Chrome. We recommend using Mozilla Firefox. If you do not have Mozilla Firefox installed, you can download it free.
Why am I unable to log into my WMApps Email account at www.email.wm.edu?
It is possible that Google is experiencing technical difficulties. Google posts any issue with their Google Apps on the Apps Status Dashboard.