Many students are missing important emails from professors and advisors when using Google Mail for OSU since some of these emails end up in the Social or Promotions tabs of the Google Inbox.  For instance, the Biology and Zoology listserve posts show up in many students’ Promotions tabs.  To fix this issue, you can do one of two things:  1) Disable Google tabs and have just one inbox or 2) Add one Biology and Zoology listserve email to your Primary inbox (drag & drop or right-click, then click Yes on the pop-up message to send future messages to the Primary inbox.

How to Disable Tabs:  http://oregonstate.edu/helpdocs/dont-miss-email-disable-tabs-google-mail

How to Add Emails from a Specific Sender to Primary Inbox:  http://kb.mailchimp.com/article/how-do-i-get-my-emails-to-the-primary-tab-in-gmail/