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Student Email Services at AAMU

Alabama A&M University has established email as a primary form of communication with students, faculty, and staff. All students are required to have a bulldogs.aamu.edu account; your bulldog account is the official and only email address recognized by the university. You may keep the account for as long as you want, permanently if desired, after you leave AAMU. Bulldog student email is hosted by Google with an address of external ID@bulldogs.aamu.edu.

To login to your student email you will need to know the following: A-Number, External ID and Initial Password provided by the university.

If you have all of the above, you can access you can access your account by following the steps below:

Login to Email Account
 •    Click on the link Login to Bulldog Email
   o    Type username: externalid@bulldogs.aamu.edu
   o    Click “Next”
   o    Type Initial Password
   o    Click “Sign in”
   o    “Accept” the agreement
   o    Change password
 •    Your first time login will ask you to change your initial password to a more secure password.

If you do not know any of these three components (A-number, external ID, initial password) please see the steps below to access your account. 


Example Login
 A-Number: A00123456
 External ID: kmp41
 Email address: kmp41@bulldogs.aamu.edu
 Initial password: Aamu*3456 (Aamu*last four numbers of A-Number)

Steps to access Bulldog email
1.    Receive Banner ID
  •    New students must have received their Banner ID (A-Number) before attempting to access email.
  Note: If you have not received your A-Number, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 256-372-4357 (HELP) or www.aamu.edu/helpdesk.

2.    Retrieve External ID
  •    The Bulldog email address consists of your external ID@bulldogs.aamu.edu.
  •    To retrieve your external ID, access Look Up Your Self-Service Banner (SSB) PIN and Banner ID (A-Number) and follow the on-screen instructions-- make note of your external ID.

3.     Login to Email Account
 •    Click on the link Login to Bulldog Email
   o    Type username: externalid@bulldogs.aamu.edu
   o    Click “Next”
   o    Type Initial Password
   o    Click “Sign in”
   o    “Accept” the agreement
   o    Change password
 •    Your first time login will ask you to change your initial password to a more secure password.


Note: If you are unable to log into your student email account please contact the ITS Help Desk at 256-372-4357 (HELP) or www.aamu.edu/helpdesk.

Note: If you forget your password you can also reset it through Google rather than ITS.


 

Your bulldogs.aamu.edu Email account gives you full access to the complete set of Google Apps.  These tools include:

 

  • GMAIL:  Over 6GB of email quota, mail search tools, and integrated chat using your bulldogs.aamu.edu email address

  • GoogleTalk:  Free text and voice calling around the world

  • Start Page:  A one-stop page to easily access your inbox, calendar, documents, and the ability to customize and add other information that you need

  • Google Calendar:  An online calendar tool that allows you to coordinate meetings, schedule events, and share you calendar with others

  • Documents & Spreadsheets:  ​Create, share and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real-time across campus or across the world

  • Google+: Share your thoughts, links and photos with the right circles. Get everyone on the same page with fast, simple group chat.

 

PROTECT  YOURSELF

Don't share your password with anybody, including your peers, friends, and family members. Nobody at AAMU, including Information Technology and Services (ITS), will ever ask for your password. Do not respond to any requests to reveal your password or other private information, including online and email requests. Create a strong password, change your password often, and report to ITS if anyone is using your account without permission.  Treat your password like the PIN for your ATM card - as your secret!

 

 

 

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CONTACT                      

​ITS Service Desk

P: 256.372.HELP (4357)

 

LRC Service Desk Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday - Friday