A Class Discussion List provides instructors with an email address that sends mail to their class roster. The Class Discussion List may be used for two-way email discussion between instructors and students in a course.
The Class Announcement List and Bulk Email service enables instructors to send one way (no-reply) email messages to their students. This service is also used by high level University offices to send official email communications to large, specified segments of the University population.
This service provides Brown email, calendaring, and chat through Google's Gmail interface. Supplemental Google applications are included as well as part of GoogleApps@Brown. Each mailbox is allowed 25+ GB of storage.
Shared mailboxes provide a means to receive email at a general (rather than personal) address. Mail is delievered to a centralized location where it can be accessed by up to ten people.
Google Groups provide a means to receive email at a general (rather than personal) address. Email sent to the address is redirected to one or more individuals at their personal addresses, and not held in a central mailbox. Google Groups can also be used to assign permissions within Google, such as the ability to view a Google Calendar, Document, or Site.
Listservs allow the creation of and subscription to email lists. These lists are configurable by the list owners and are used to distribute mail among subscribers.
For a similar service using GoogleApps@Brown, see Google Groups.
This service allows for email to flow into and out of Brown University.
Drop Box is a service for sharing files that are too large for email. It allows for both the sending and receipt of large files using a web interface.