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Log in to your email online

You can access your Strathclyde email from any web browser with internet access, log in to your Strathclyde email. This is also called Outlook on the Web. You should enter your email address as the username, and your normal DS password to log in.

In Outlook on the Web, you can carry out many of the same tasks that you can in the desktop version of Outlook. If you need any help, get help with Outlook on the web.

Your email address

Student email addresses are in the format 'name.surname.first year at', for example

Staff email addresses are in the format '', for example

Set up your email on your devices

The Microsoft Guide shows how to configure an email account for the different versions of Outlook. 

Outlook can operate in cached mode or online mode on your PC.

Cached mode means your email and address book are periodically updated. Whereas online mode updates constantly. There are different reasons for using cached or online mode. Online is almost instantaneously updated but can use up a lot of data. The cached mode will work even if there are issues with the network. It will also save a copy of your mailbox and address book to your device.

There are also instructions for how to set up email on your mobile phone:

More help

Visit the Level 3 enquiry desk, check our In Depth email help pages, or contact us for more help with your Strathclyde email.