FirstClass Email/Conferencing System Retirement

The FirstClass email/conferencing system was retired on May 25, 2018

What You Need to Know

  • Will messages sent to FirstClass addresses be forwarded?
    • Messages sent to a FirstClass email address will be forwarded to the person’s Gmail account through May 31, 2020. 
  • What happens if I don’t have a Gmail account?
    • No messages will be forwarded to non Gmail accounts.
  • Can FirstClass email and stored files be retrieved?
  • What if I am part of a Listserv?
    • If a FirstClass address was used to subscribe to listservs, contact the list owner to update the email address. 
  • What if I used my FirstClass address for external online accounts (social media, banking, shopping, etc)?
    • If a FirstClass address was used for an external online account, contact the online account support for that site to update the email address. 
  • FirstClass course conference alternatives
    • Faculty members who have transitioned from FirstClass course conferences to alternative solutions and need further assistance should contact CITL at or 207.581.3333.
  • FirstClass departmental conference alternatives

Further Questions?

Questions and comments can be sent to