Delegating Access to Your Account

Connect G Suite allows you to delegate access to your email (and/or calendar) so that other people can access and use your account to varying degrees without having to know your password. The two sections below describe the process to follow:

E-Mail

Instructions for setting up mail delegation (when granting access to your account, invite the delegate's <UCSBnetID>@ucsb.edu address) :

https://support.google.com/mail/answer/138350?hl=en

The delegated account will automatically appear within a short time under the delegate's profile icon in the upper right corner of the G Suite Mail App. To view it, click the delegate's profile icon and then click the "delegated" account's name. It will open in a new browser tab.

If the delegate is using Microsoft Outlook, they need to follow these instructions to add the account to their Outlook profile:

https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/170961?hl=en

We suggest you wait one hour after setting up delegation in the G Suite Mail App before attempting to add the account to Outlook.

Calendar

If you wish to delegate access to your calendar, please follow these instructions:

https://support.google.com/a/answer/117596?hl=en