Student Organization (Club) Accounts-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Student Organization (Club) Accounts

Who is eligible

Undergraduate organizations recognized by the student senate and graduate organizations that are approved by a department head are eligible. The account provides an AFS space and a Cyrus mailbox. At least one student with an Andrew userID must be designated to maintain the account. 

How to request it

A student representative from the organization can send an email to Please provide three choices for the club Andrew userID as well as a list of students who will need access.

Account expiration and termination:

The expiration date is set when the account is created. Two renewal notices are sent to the account’s email address. The first is sent out two weeks before the expiration date, the second one week before. If there is no response to the renewal request, the account is allowed to expire. To keep the account active, contact the Help Center at including the name of the club and the Andrew userID in your message.

Note: At the time of expiration, all stored files and email messages remain in place for one year. However, the account will no longer receive email or forward email sent to it.

Accessing the account

Mail sent the club account can be viewed via a Cyrus mailbox. To add this account to your mobile device follow the Cyrus configuration steps or access your Club Account via Please note, Club Accounts are not accessible via Google Apps.

To manage access to your club account, add or remove members to the PTS group. See the Using PTS Groups document for more information.