The following topics in this document will help you manage the messages you receive through your VT Google Apps Mail account.
Important: Even if you forward your VT Google Apps Mail to another account, it is important to regularly check both the Inbox and Spam folders of VT Google Apps Mail for any emails that you may have missed.
The Web Form Mailer was created to send email messages from Web forms on a Web site. Many Web developers want to send email messages from Web forms on their site; however, due to limitations on many Web publishing services at Virginia Tech, this is not possible. The Web Form Mailer was created to address this issue.
Virginia Tech Instant Messaging (IM) Service is an instant messaging service for Virginia Tech faculty and staff. The service provides a secure alternative to e-mail communication and enables two entities on the Internet to exchange messages essentially in real time.
The Virginia Tech Event Calendar provides a browsable list of events happening around Virginia Tech. Events range from sports events to musicals to academic enrichment programs. For each event, there is information regarding time, date, location, price, and sponsoring organization.
Designed in accordance with the Middleware Architecture Committee for Education, the Enterprise Directory (ED) is EduPerson 1.0 compliant and works with a wide range of applications developed for educational institutions. Middleware Web Services provide secure query and management interfaces for university applications.
There are ways to format your mass email messages to minimize the burden on delivery systems. It is also possible to format these message in ways less likely to be flagged by email systems as spam, phishing attacks, or fraudulent mail.