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How do I get on my .edu email?

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Initial post: Aug 21, 2011 10:49:40 AM PDT
Bonnie West says:
I go to tunxis community college in ct and I signed up for amazon student but I don't know how to get to my email to confirm it. Does anyone know where I sign in??

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 21, 2011 4:05:02 PM PDT
Kendylau says:
check your college's email inbox, it should be in there

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 23, 2011 3:31:13 PM PDT
TClaud says:
I go to MCC and I was told by our tech dept that they don't give out .edu email addresses for students, I would imagne this is the case for Tunxis as well, as we are apart of the CT Comm. Colleges Consortium. Sucks because there are lots of student advantages we can't take advantage of because of this.

Posted on Aug 27, 2011 12:04:48 PM PDT

i have already email from college .edu but i go register and but my email .edu and put full name and my cridet number and coolege name after finish write :

Please complete all fields and re-submit your information.
E-mail is not a valid .edu address.

how can fix that

Posted on Aug 30, 2011 2:14:17 PM PDT
I have same problem with a community college. They do not give out .edu email addresses. They require student to provide their own. I am surprised the college is in the list of named colleges that supposedly qualify. Maybe only the staff and instructors are able to get this discount at that point. Why would that make sense if it is "AMAZON STUDENT"?

Posted on Aug 30, 2011 4:01:12 PM PDT
soshy says:
my school dosent have .edu emails for the students? can we still sign up? it doesnt seem fair.

Posted on Aug 30, 2011 5:07:38 PM PDT
same issue here, I got to CSUB in Bakersfield, CA and they do not provide a student email for students. My school email, which I provided my own ends with i thought Amazon was smart enough to know not every school has a .edu email.. some school provide email but sometimes end with a .net, or a .ca.. When Dell was giving out xbox's with laptops, they had an option of calling them to confirm they are a student.. sucks here..

Posted on Aug 31, 2011 8:06:02 AM PDT
I had to do some digging through my school's website to find mine. We have gmail boxes with "", but there is a way to use the .edu also. I think I might have found it in the gmail settings but I'm not really sure, it was over a year ago.

Posted on Aug 31, 2011 10:47:04 AM PDT
Joswayze says:
my school doesnt give them out but you can do it without an email. You have to email amazon proof that you attend school to wherever you go and a few more things just ask them about the "alternate way" it is very hard to find on the website. I had to call and ask them how to do it. Hope this helps

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 1, 2011 5:05:24 AM PDT
E. Dee says:
agree. and if that dosen't do it for you, then just pay the $79 bucks for the reg. Amzn Prime, and add some friends to the list and just have them pay you a small fee for shipping. That would still be a cheaper way to buy textbooks than going to the bookstores.

Posted on Sep 3, 2011 8:01:18 PM PDT
Melodie Sun says:
I go to community college too, and I just emailed amazon and said that my school doesn't give out .edu email addresses, and asked if they had an alternate way to register for it. they gave me instructions to provide proof that I'm a student, and then they registered me for amazon student

Posted on Sep 3, 2011 11:02:52 PM PDT
Nic says:
Like Melodie Sun said, you can contact Amazon and tell them about your problem. They will ask for a proof that you're currently a student (they have a list that you'll receive) and if you can provide a proof, they'll register your account.

Posted on Mar 11, 2012 3:49:57 PM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Aug 26, 2012 1:40:51 PM PDT
I was told the same thing in LBCC.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 26, 2012 1:44:15 PM PDT
Thanks for the info, I'll do the same.
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