The format of the NWU Gmail email address is email@example.com (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students are encouraged to provide their NWU Gmail email address, as the official email address for communication from the NWU, during the registration process.
If you didn’t provide your NWU Gmail email address during registration, you can do so by clicking here
Open a web browser.
Navigate to www.google.co.za
Click on the Gmail link in the top right hand corder.
Click on Add Account.
Type in your NWU Gmail email address in the “Enter your email” box.
You will be re-directed to the NWU CAS web page where you have to enter your student number and password. You will then have access to your email and other Google apps.
No. Your account is aready created, you can just access it.
Students may use Google’s Takeout option to access and download their Google data—whether to import it to another service or just to create a copy. Watch https://youtu.be/TL8PkAnE5Qw to find out how to export Google account with Takeout.
The NWU Gmail email address is only active as long as the student is affiliated with the NWU and provides a student access to the Google suite of applications (unlimited mail and cloud storage as well as other Google apps).
The NWU Gmail email address shouldn’t be confused with the Microsoft email address NWUemail@example.com) that is used to access Office 365 ProPlus.