Desktop Email

Alternate email programs

For the best experience, members of the university community are encouraged to use Google Workspace. This premier suite of online tools, including CWRU Gmail and Calendar, is automatically configured for Case Western Reserve and features unlimited storage for email and files. To start collaborating, visit

There are numerous email clients on the market capable of managing your CWRU Google Mail account. Some of these clients are built into your device, while others must be downloaded and installed. Review the setup instructions and training resources below to learn more about desktop email programs. For assistance, contact the UTech Service Desk at 216.368.HELP (4357) or

Email Client Settings

Settings for CWRU email with client programs

Incoming IMAP
  • Server Hostname:
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Port: 993
Outgoing SMTP
  • Server Hostname:
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Requires TLS: Yes (if available)
  • Requires Authentication: Yes
  • Port for SSL: 465
  • Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587

Google Support offers additional information.