Check your Email

Email Policy and Purpose
Virginia Union University regards its electronic mail or "VUU email" as the official communication method because it allows for the conveyance of important information in an expedient, sensible, and cost efficient manner. This policy makes certain that the faculty and staff of Virginia Union University can reach students through a standardized communication method.

      Click here to check your email!

       Please use your entire email address
            as your user name on the next login window


If you receive a message that says your Mailbox is full or mailbox is closed follow these steps too fix it.

  1. Delete all the items you donít want.
    (copies of messages, message with attachments {save the attachments first if you want them} clear out old sent items)
  2. Keep your Deleted Items folder empty  (Right click on Deleted Items then click on Empty Deleted Items)
  3. Go to your Options. Itís located at the very bottom of the screen on the left hand side.
  4. Scroll down to the bottom. You will see the recycling bin open it and Permanently delete all item that are in it

Email Maintenance
E-mail is an indispensable communication tool at VUU. It is important to perform maintenance on your e-mail account to keep things running smoothly. Here are some tips to keep your account in good working order:

  • Do not open e-mail from an unknown source. Delete the message! By not opening these messages and keeping your anti-virus software up-to-date, you minimize the chances of a virus infecting your computer.
  • After you read you email, please be sure to delete the message. To delete, click on the "X" or delete button, AND click on the "trash can" to complete the deletion process. Most people think that clicking the delete button is enough. You must Click on the Trash Can button too!.

Preventing spam
Spam is unsolicited commercial e-mail. To help prevent spam:

  • Never respond to spam. This only confirms that your e-mail address is valid, and you're likely to get even more.
  • Do not post your e-mail address on your Web page.
  • Use a second e-mail address to sign up for mailing lists or to make purchases on the Web. You can sign up for free e-mail service through various providers, including Hotmail and Yahoo.
  • Do not give out your e-mail address without knowing how it will be used.

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