Activate Your Brown Email Account after Activating Your Brown Username

Typically, email activation is done while activating your Brown account. However, if this was done before getting a Brown email address, follow the instructions below. New students can activate their Brown Gmail accounts after committing to the university. 

Activate Brown Gmail Account

  1. Visit
  2. Click "Log in and Manage Account"
  3. If prompted, log in with your Brown username and password. If you're already logged in to another site, you may automatically be logged in with single sign on.
  4. On the left menu, click Activate Brown Google Account

  5. Follow the steps on the screen to agree to the terms and choose a password 

After activating, your email address will appear on the bottom of your Profile (link on left menu). You can log into your email at

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