Some students have been contacting the help desk about backing up their Gmail accounts. There are two ways to do this.
1. Follow these instruction from Google: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/21289?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
Use pop.gmail.com as the server. Make sure it is on port 995 and check the "use SSL" box." Be sure to sure to use their full username: Firstname.Lastname@vanguard.edu.
Google's import tool has not been the most reliable thing and it may not work for the student.
2. If the import tool does not work, please visit https://takeout.google.com/settings/takeout. Here the student can create an archive of their vanguard email account and download it.
Unfortunately, this archive has to be opened from a desktop email client such as Outlook or Thunderbird(free) and cannot be accessed from a gmail account. (I am not sure why Google does not have an archive import tool for their own email service...)