Accessing Email Account from Home

  • Contact Information, Technology & Digital Services (ITDS)

    Telephone: 0141 848 3999
    Ayr: 4.022
    Dumfries: Rutherford McCowan 347
    Hamilton: A212
    Paisley: J block level 3
    Email: helpdesk@uws.ac.uk

  • Currently the university is migrating staff email to Office 365 hosted email system. 

    If you have received an email telling you that you have been migrated to Office 365 please use this link https://outlook.office365.com for access to webmail. 

    The login screen will look like this:

    office-365-login-screen

    Please use your email address as the username and your normal password to login. (Please note there is an up to 3 hour delay in your password syncing if you have changed it.)

    If you have not yet received and email about being migrated to office 365 please continue to login using https://webmail.uws.ac.uk/owa and your normal credentials.

    Your login screen will look like this:

    owa

    Please use either your email address or your number in the format UWS-STAFF\YOUR NUMBER HERE for the username and your regular password. 

    The first time you log in this way, you will be asked to select your vision experience and language etc. Select the relevant options and click on apply, you will then be taken to your inbox.