Email, Calendar and Office 365

Email and Calendar

When you get your sign-in details, you can request a friendly email name, for example, Please allow up to 24 hours for this to be activated. You can only change your email address once. If you have changed your email address previously, you must contact the IT Service Desk.

University of Bristol staff use Microsoft Outlook for email and calendar. Staff can access Outlook services online at or Outlook desktop is also available on all UoB-managed computers.

Office 365

Information about Outlook email and calendar, as well as other Office 365 services, is available on the Office 365 Support Site (UoB only). This includes information about setting up University email on your mobile device.

Microsoft Office 365 provides a suite of tools, including Office applications. Office 365 includes OneDrive for Business, a secure cloud storage service, Teams, Yammer and SharePoint. 

Add a photo to your Office 365 account by visiting your portal, click the circle in the top right-hand corner and go to 'My Office profile'. 

Access via personal devices

You can also access Microsoft services through a range of mobile applications on personal devices. Access to University data is managed to ensure devices meet security requirements.  For details, please see the instructions for Apple (iOS) devices and for Android devices. A similar process is applied to personal Windows computers when signing into University services using Microsoft Authentication.



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