Accessing Email Account from Home

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  • Outlook Web Access is a system that allows you to access your University email account from any computer in the world provided you have access to the Internet. To log in to Outlook Web Access, open a web browser (eg Internet Explorer) and type in the following web address:

    You may see a security message saying that there is a problem with the website’s security certificate - select 'continue to this website'.

    At the Outlook Web Access login page :

    • enter the Domain\user name (eg uws-staff\) and your user name (eg.23212123) or your full UWS email address (
    • enter your normal computer password
    • click on Sign in


    The first time you log in this way, you will asked to select your vision experience and language etc - select the relevant options and click Apply, then you will be taken to your Inbox.