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Email, Calendaring, and Instant Messaging

DSS IT provides support for a variety of campus collaboration services, including Office 365 (uConnect Cloud) Email and Calendaring, uConnect Lync, Sympa Email Lists, and Cyrus/Geckomail Email.

Services by Population

For all faculty and administrative staff in DSS departments, we have standardized on Office 365 (uConnect Cloud) for email and calendaring and on uConnect Lync for instant messaging. DSS IT is your support contact for these services.

Most graduate and undergraduate students use the DavisMail system (UC Davis-branded Gmail). Please contact IT Express for assistance with DavisMail.

Email Lists

UC Davis provides a central email list service, Sympa, which is primarily supported by IT Express. DSS IT can assist with creating and managing Sympa lists, as well. Any UC Davis affiliates, including staff, faculty and students, can create email lists through the Sympa website.

Group or Project Email Accounts

Do you need an email address for your group or project? If so, please review this page to understand your options.