Shared email accounts function like an individual email account but are used by more than one person.

A shared email account has its own NetID and password and is protected by two-step login. It has a known and tracked owner who is a College employee. The owner is responsible for granting delegate access to those they authorize to use the account and ensures they abide by the College’s Acceptable Use Policy. Shared email accounts are reserved for departments and programs and for posting to official College mail lists. A list of shared email accounts with privileges to send to College Lists (e.g., is available on the Communications website. Other cases may be considered for a shared email account, while oftentimes an ad hoc Google Group will suffice.