Accessing Student Email

Follow the steps below to access your student email account:

By using Macquarie University Gmail you are agreeing to comply with the Macquarie University Acceptable Use Policy.


  1. Go to
  2. Username is your full email address based on your name e.g.*
  3. Password is your OneID password**

For a visual representation of these instructions please refer to the

* If your email alias already exists then your email address will also contain a unique number at the end of your name e.g. firstname.lastname(number) You will have been notified of this during enrolment. 

** If you are a new student please access the First Time Log In Process in order to set up your OneID.

How to forward email from Gmail to another account

  1. Log in to your Gmail account.
  2. Click Settings (indicated by the gear icon) at the top of any mail page.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP along the top of the Mail Settings box.
  4. In the Forwarding section click on Add a forwarding address.
  5. Once this menu is open, add the email you wish to have your emails forwarded to.
  6. When you have added a forwarding address, click Next.
  7. Click on Proceed to confirm.
  8. The following message will be displayed: "A confirmation code has been sent to verify permission." Click OK.
  9. Log into the email account you added as a forwarding address, and follow the confirmation instructions.
  10. Log into the original Gmail account and follow steps 1-3 above to navigate to Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  11. Choose the option to Forward a copy of incoming mail to <address>.
  12. Choose an option for your Gmail inbox (recommended option: keep Macquarie University Student Email copy in the inbox).

For a visual representation of these instructions, please refer to the

More Help? 

Reset your forgotten OneID password

If you need more help, or cannot login, please contact the HelpDesk