Use your NIU alias

To send gmail from and receive gmail to your NIU alias (instead of your, create another gmail account using your alias.  

Please note: this is how Gmail works. NIU can't change this process.

  1. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner and choose Settings

  2. Click Accounts, then Add another email address you own

  3. Enter your name and NIU alias 

  4. Make sure the Treat as an alias checkbox is checked

  5. Click Next Step

  6. Click Send Verification 

  7. Go to your Inbox and open the verification message

  8. Click the link in the email to confirm
Now when you compose a new message you will see a dropdown arrow in the From box.  
Choose either your Z-ID address or alias.