Email Security Enforcement Regarding Unapproved 3rd Party Email Services (Friday, July 15, 2022, at 10 a.m.)


On Friday, July 15, 2022, at 10 a.m. use of email address as a sender will no longer be supported in external email services that are not part of the SF State email system, or are not approved for such use by a third-party mass email service. This is to improve the security of email.

What Can You Expect

Email sent as addresses from Cloud services which are not part of the SF State Enterprise email system, or SF State-approved third-party mass email services such as Blackboard Connect, will no longer be allowed.


If you experience issues or need assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk at or 415-338-1420.