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All About UNCW Email

Email Accounts

Faculty & Staff

NOTE: Faculty and staff have access to Office 365 email. See more details on Office 365 here.

Please make sure your supervisor has requested your email account. 

  • Username - your last name followed by your first initial (or a similar format, if your particular username is already in use). Look up your username.
  • Email address is your username@uncw.edu
  • Default mailbox size is 50 GB - includes ALL subfolders, calendars, etc.
    • 49 GB - you will receive a warning notice
    • 50 GB - mailbox is unable to send or receive until messages are archived or deleted from the server
  • Faculty/staff will also have access to a 100 GB Online Archive built into their Office365 account.
  • Faculty/staff have access to the Teal Email Archive which stores emails from December 17, 2010 until you were migrated to Office 365.
  • Passwords expire every 90 days.
  • Email message size limit (including attachments): 25 MB
  • May not send a message to more than 500 recipients 
  • Can be accessed through mySeaport or directly at http://mail.uncw.edu. You may also access it from the UNCW Faculty & Staff page.

Students

NOTE: Students have access to Office 365 email. See more details here.

  • Accounts are created upon acceptance to UNCW.
  • Username is your first, middle and last initial followed by four random digits. Look up your username.
  • Email address is your username@uncw.edu (i.e., abc1234@uncw.edu)
  • Default mailbox size is 50 GB - includes ALL subfolders, calendars, etc.
    • 49 GB - you will receive a warning notice
    • 50 GB - mailbox is closed and you will not be able to send or receive until messages are archived or deleted from the server
  • Passwords expire every 90 days.
  • Email message size limit (including attachments): 25 MB
  • May not send a message to more than 500 recipients 
  • Can be accessed through mySeaport or directly at http://mail.uncw.edu. You may also access it from the UNCW Current Students page.

Student Account Deletion

Student accounts will be deleted after the drop/add period the fall or spring semester following separation from UNCW. Separation is defined as graduation, transfer, absence for more than one term, etc. Students who have separated from the university are not able keep their "uncw.edu" email account.

Faculty / Staff Account Deletion

Faculty and staff accounts will be deleted on the day of separation from UNCW. If a faculty or staff member is retiring, they are entitled to keep their email account unless they choose to not do so.

Listservs

Listservs are email discussion groups that can be administered by one or more persons. A listserv is a single email address that, when mailed to, distributes the message to the email addresses of all its members. The lists can be open or moderated depending on the owner/administrator's preference.

View instructions for listserv administration in our knowledge base: 

Note to Student Organizations: You may obtain a Listserv for your Student Organization by filling out the Technology Request Form (online submission).