Digital and Technology Services

Account and password

All staff, students and postgraduates are entitled to a university email account.



About your email account

check_circle   Official communications to staff and students are sent via University email accounts

check_circle   Format of University email address:

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught students:
  • Postgraduate Researchers and Staff:



Accessing your email 

Log in to your email


Log in to Microsoft Outlook web

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your university email address and password




When you change your password for one service, your password will automatically change for other services too. You can view more info on passwords at the university here.

Note: Some services have their own passwords which cannot be updated by using IT Accounts e.g. the Unix service.

Manage your password



Email security

As a large institution the university is targeted by malicious emails. If you are unsure about an email, please read our guidance on how to spot phishing emails.

check_circle   The PureMessage email filtering service scans email entering the university network for spam, phishing and viruses before being delivered to your mailbox.

check_circle   Users sending university communications via email must use their university account. Personal email accounts must not be used for conducting university business or communications.


Further information can be found in our Information Security Policies (SharePoint log in required):

Information security policies


Self Service requests



Related services





Need help?

If you're struggling please get in touch with the team

self service portal

Self Service Portal

Submit and track requests to solve your IT issues

check service status

Check service status

Updates on the University's core IT services



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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3666
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