Frequently Asked Questions
What is Wildcat Mail?
Wildcat Mail is a major upgrade to Weber State University's student email services. Now backed by Google's Gmail and Google Docs, the Wildcat Mail system offers storage, calendars, collaboration tools, a chat feature, and easily accessed by personal computers, phones, or tablet computers. Wildcat Mail has the same easy interface as Gmail.
Is Wildcat Mail the same as a Google account?
Wildcat Mail is not the same as personal Gmail services. Wildcat Mail accepts a Wildcat username and password. Students will receive official University communications through Wildcat Mail. Collaboration tools like Chat and document sharing are built right into the Wildcat Mail interface.
How do I log in to Wildcat Mail?
The easiest way to access your account is to log into the eWeber portal and click the Wildcat Mail icon. You can also go directly to https://wildcat.mail.weber.edu. You will enter your Wildcat username and password when logging-in directly.
Student surveys and polls revealed a preference for Google's services over other providers'. Google also integrates with WSU's learning management system, Canvas.
Who is eligible to participate in Wildcat Mail service?
Wildcat Mail is a free service for Weber State University students and alumni.
What services are included with Wildcat Mail and Google Apps?
Weber State University provides students Mail, Calendar, Drive, and Hangouts.
How much mail storage space do I have?
Each account has approximately 15GB of storage space.
Where is my email stored?
Information in Wildcat Mail is hosted by Google on secure servers.
What is the maximum size for an attachment?
Gmail allows attachments of up to 25 MB. See this Gmail Help Center article for more information about allowed file types.
Will I see advertisements in my Wildcat Mail account?
Wildcat Mail will not display advertisements to students.
How Do I Access Other Google-sponsored Services (i.e., blogger.com)?
A personal Google account is required for Google services outside of Wildcat Mail. To sign up for a personal Google account go to New Accounts.