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University email

Office 365 Migration

We're moving all University of Essex student and staff email from our on-site Exchange service to Microsoft's Office 365 cloud service.

Your email address

Your email account will have a standard email address in the format mylogin@essex.ac.uk.

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Manage your email

Learn ways to manage your email, including guidance on the safe use of email and useful tips for organising your email.

Email quota

Your email account will have a fixed storage space for the messages and other items you store in it, this is known as your quota.

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate taught students are allocated 50GB of storage space
  • Staff and postgraduate research students are allocated 2GB of storage space

You will receive a warning email if you are approaching your storage quota. If you exceed your quota, you will be unable to send or receive email until you reduce the size of your mailbox. Find out how to stay within your storage quota.

Email message size

The largest email you can send or receive is 25MB. If you need to send emails larger than this, please see our information on sharing large files.

Frequently asked questions for email

What happens to my email account after I leave Essex?

When you cease to be a member of the University of Essex, your IT account will remain active for 90 days after you leave.

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