Email Service Comparisons

SAS students can choose to forward their email to any service provider of their choosing. Since there are numerous options for managing email, we've provided a chart listing some desirable features and which service providers offer these features to aid in choosing a provider.

Feature Penn Live Hotmail GMail Yahoo AOL
Ability to set from address Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Reliability of mail delivery from University contacts High Problems reported High Moderate Moderate
POP access to your mail Secure Access - Secure Access - Unsecure Access
IMAP access to your mail IMAP-like functionality with Outlook - Secure Access - Unsecure Access
Works with mobile devices Yes Web View Only Yes Web View Only Yes
Advertising None Yes Minimal Yes Yes



Forwarding Your SAS Email.