Students email

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To create your @uonbi students email, please log into your SMIS portal, go to "Portal Home" then click on "My Profile". [this "How To" video for more information on how to create your @uonbi email account.]


[your UoN staff email]

Remember to update your email account recovery options once you log into your email account

Email - How to login to Google Suite

 - Go to
      * If you have an existing gmail account, click on "Add New Account" 
 - Enter your username as
 - Enter password.  
 - For FIRST TIME users, you will be requested to change your password to a preferred password. Google policy on password will be enforced at this stage and must meet the strength requirements
 - Click on "Accept" to continue with log in
 - Provide a recovery phone number and recovery email.
   * This will help you reset your password in case you forget.
   * The phone number will also help set-up 2 -step authentication which adds an extra layer of security for your email account.
 - NOTE: After login, check the different folders/labels under the inbox, including the "Spam" folder.
        * Contact your college ICT support office for help

Student Email Password Guide

This is a guide on your University of Nairobi student email address.

[| Click here for more info]

IMAP - Setting up Email on your phone

To set-up email access on your mobile phone via the various email apps, you will need to configure IMAP settings. IMAPs settings

Email Etiquette Guide

This is a guide on proper use of University email for communication

Click here for more info

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