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Email & Collaboration - Student

Browse services related to electronic communication channels and tools.


Box is a cloud-hosted data storage and collaboration service and tool for students, faculty, and staff. Box enables UC Davis affiliates the ability to share and access information from anywhere, at any time, and with any device.


DavisMail, powered by Google/Gmail, is the campus email service for UC Davis students, and an option for academic and administrative departments.

Email Forwarding for Life

UC Davis offers an optional and complimentary service that will forward your mailid email to an external email address of your choice (e.g., user after you have left the University. This forwarding service will apply only to new incoming email sent to your mailid address after you register. 

Email Lists

The campus email list processor (Sympa) is a mailing list service that allows users to create email lists, add and remove subscribers, setup archives, and configure settings. The campus email list processor is available to all campus constituents.


GitHub is a service provided under the auspices of the Administrative Application Development Initiative (AADI) and supported by the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Development & Alumni Relations, and the Division of Social Sciences in the College of Letters & Sciences.

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education is a suite of Google applications. Google Drive is the home of Google Docs, a suite of productivity applications that offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.

Online Directory Services

The UC Davis Online Directory contains public contact information for individuals and departments on the UC Davis campus and at UC Davis Health in Sacramento. Directory information is publicly searchable from the main UC Davis website and is also shared by the campus operator via (530) 752-1011 or "0" from a Davis campus telephone.

UC Davis faculty and staff are encouraged to update their public directory information, and if preferred, limit search to UC Davis affiliated computers only.


Slack is a cloud-based collaboration tool that allows teams to communicate in real-time via chat in public or private channels.

uConnect Office 365

Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud-based suite of Office productivity software. Campus users can get access to a widening array of cloud-based software for communication, collaboration, and productivity.

uConnect Skype for Business

Skype for Business is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform (it was formerly known as uConnect Lync or Lync at UC Davis; see Microsoft's statement on the name change).