Spot and Rintintin E-mail Accounts

Last Updated: 11/21/2013


Some CU-Boulder faculty, staff, and students utilize other OIT servers such as and for email and/or web page hosting. Email can be accessed through an email program such as Outlook, or through a secure terminal program called Pine.

Change Your Password

You can change your password by logging into your account via a SSH terminal application and typing the command passwd. Or contact the IT Service Center for assistance.

Using Pine

Pine is a simple email program you can use to check your email through an SSH terminal application.


  • Basic email account provided for special needs
  • PINE access
  • IMAP access


This service is provided as a common-good to the campus which means there is no direct cost to you or your department.

Who can get it

Faculty, staff, and students that have special business needs.

How to get it

Review the Unix Account Policy and then contact the IT Service Center.