Logging into your accounts
Cumberland uses email as the official and primary method of communication with students. As a student, you are expected to check your university email address frequently and respond to emails from professors and staff in a timely manner. Checking your email regularly will also ensure that you do not miss any important campus announcements or events.
CU uses Google Apps for Education for email and cloud based storage for all students and employees. To activate your student email visit gmail.com and login with your Cumberland credentials. Make sure you use students.cumberland.edu after your username. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email can be accessed from either on or off campus by going to gmail.com and entering your full email address and your Cumberland password using the same formats.
You can access your account from any device supported by Google. Most mobile devices now come with a Google account type already installed. To add your email, calendar and contacts to a mobile device, simply add an email account using the Google account type and log into your account with your full email address and your password. If a Google account type is not available on your device, you may need to download the Gmail app from your app store.
You can also access your Google Drive files from a mobile device using the Google Drive app available from your app store.
CAMS is your online student portal that allows you to view and confirm your class schedule, check your grades, review your ledger and pay your balance. It is a tool you will use often. To access CAMS you use your student email and password. To access CAMS you use your student email and password. *Note: Make sure pop-ups are enabled otherwise you might have trouble logging in.
Canvas is an online course management tool that professors will utilize to display course related content. Some courses may require that you submit assignments through Canvas or take quizzes or tests. To login use your student email name (example JSmith12) and your email password.