Tutors For Kids Webmail System
All School Tutor Coordinators (STCs) and Board Members will be assigned a “tutorsforkidsinc.org” email account. Your email address will be in the format of “” (notice the “dot” or period between the First Name and Last Name). This email account should be used for ALL correspondence related to your activities with Tutors For Kids. You should NOT use your personal email account for Tutors For Kids related emails. In the event someone sends a Tutors For Kids related email to your personal email account, forward that email to your “tutorsforkidsinc.org” email account and continue all related correspondence from that account.
When first logging into the Webmail system we store your “Initial Password” inside of your Tutors For Kids “Profile”. You must FIRST be logged into the Tutors For Kids website itself. In the upper right hand corner of the browser window you will see your name with a friendly “Howdy” i.e. “Howdy, John Smith.” Click on your name and you will see a dropdown menu with the option to “Edit my Profile” Select “Edit my Profile.” Scroll down to the bottom of your Profile and you will see two fields “e-mail” with your Tutors For Kids webmail address i.e. “” and an “Initial Password” Copy this password and use it to access your webmail account for the first time as described below.
NOTE: After accessing Webmail for the first time you should change your webmail password using the options on the Webmail Screen after logging into Webmail.
For security purposes, All Tutors For Kids email will be accessed directly from our web-based email system. In order to access webmail:
- Log into the Tutors For Kids website.
- Then you will see the “Email” menu.
- You can access this system by going to the menus Email > Email Info > Access Email. This will take you to our Webmail account. You can bookmark the Login page for direct access from your web browser without going through the Tutors For Kids website first.
- Once you click the link or go to the bookmark URL “https://secure157.sgcpanel.com:2096/https://secure157.sgcpanel.com:2096/” you will be taken to the Login Screen:
- Enter your Tutors For Kids full Email Address “”
- Enter your Tutor For Kids email Password. Initially this will be provided by the Tutor For Kids webmaster in your “Profile” found by clicking on your name in the far upper right hand corner of the screen. You can change it on the next screen using the “Change Password” option at the bottom of the screen. Your Password should be complex, at least 10 characters in length with a combination of UPPER and lower case letters, numbers and special characters (!#$%^&*()_+=) no spaces.
Selecting the RoundCube Email Client
Technically our webmail supports a number of email clients (programs designed to access email systems).
You must select “RoundCube”. We will only be providing training and support for the RoundCube email client. RoundCube is a very robust email client that supports all the mail reading, creation and management you will need.
Underneath the RoundCube email client you will see an option to “Enable AutoLoad”. We highly recommend selecting this option as it will save you time in loading the program. If you click on the “Enable AutoLoad” link you will be taken to a window where you can confirm and configure the time delay before the RoundCube loads (the default is 5 seconds.) We recommend not setting this lower than three as the may be time when you want to “Stop” the auto load and perform another function such as “Change Password”.
Once you click the “enable AutoLoad” button you will see the configuration/confirm window:
Click “OK” to confirm. You will then be taken to the RoundCube mail screen.
Working with the RoundCube email Client
RoundCube has a great deal of functionality and we will only address the very basics here. The interface is fairly easy to navigate and performs all of the standard mail functions you would expect. You can read, “Compose” (create email), Send, Forward, Reply, Create Folders and much more. For a detailed overview of RoundMail you can access the user information on-line by going to the Menu: Email > Email Info > RoundMail User’s Guide or clicking HERE.
Reading an Email in RoundCube
All you have to do is double-click on any email and it will open in a viewer window to Read. From this window you can Reply, Forward or Delete. you can also Delete emails by clicking/selecting any email(s) in the list and then hitting the “Delete” trashcan button at the top of the window.
Creating/Editing Emails in HTML
By default, RoundCube is set to create emails as “Plain Text” (no formatting such as Font, Font Size, bold, color, etc.) You can change this default to a rich WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) HTML editor by taking the following steps:
Click on the “Gear” icon at the top right corner of the screen to select “Settings”
In the “Settings” screen, select “Preferences” in the left-hand column and the select “Composing Messages” in the 2nd column displayed:
You will see an option in the right-hand column to “Compose HTML Messages” Select “always” from the drop down menu.
Then click on the “Save” button to save your changes.
Now you will see a Rich Text editor with formatting capabilities when you compose messages.
To return to the Inbox view, click the envelope looking “Mail” button at the top of the screen.
Logging out of RoundCube
In the upper right hand corner of the screen you will see a circle with a line at the top, shown below. This is the “Logout” button.
If you’d like to watch a video demonstration of how to access Tutor For Kids Webmail for the first time CLICK HERE.