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Email, Calendars, & Instant Messaging

Office 365 for Faculty & Staff

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About your UT email account

Official University communication is sent to your UT email address (e.g., email from the Chancellor, Provost, or pay statements, all Online@UT communication, etc.).

Your UT email address is

Logging in to Office 365

Log in to Office 365 with your email address and your NetID password.

Go to Office 365

Setup and Configuration Instructions for your Client or Mobile Device

Configure Office 365 Email on your computer or mobile device.

Go to setup and configuration instructions


The quota for your Office 365 email account is 100 GB. Your email, calendar, and contacts share this quota.

More information about quota and folder count recommendations

Manage Your Email Account

Would you like to add an email alias, change your default email address, change your Display Name, create an auto-reply, or manage your Email groups?  The Email Account Management page provides information about these tasks and more.

Go to the Email Account Management page

Email Retention Policy

The retention policy for permanently deleted items is 14 days.  Office 365/Volmail accounts are not backed up by Microsoft, and OIT is unable able to restore files from backup should they be inadvertently deleted.

Faculty and Staff who leave in good standing will retain access to their account for one year after they have left the University. Retirees with at least ten years of service are eligible to retain an email account by contacting Benefits and Retirement, .