myKU Login – myKU Portal

The free KU email account is provided to students, faculty and staff of The University of Kansas. If you haven’t yet created a KU Online ID, you can set one up while creating your email account. Simply click the “Create Account” button and follow the prompts to complete setup of your KU email account.

How long do I keep my KU email after leaving the university?

Students and faculty lose access to their KU email 210 days after leaving the university. As a student, you can keep your email address forever! Unclassified Professional Staff (UPS) and University Support Staff (USS) lose access immediately after leaving the university.

KU Email is the official email account provided through the university to all students and employees. For this reason, we recommend using KU email for all university related purposes.

Can I change my KU email address?

When you set up your KU Online ID, your default email address is automatically created and looks something like “” If you prefer a custom email address that is easier to remember (we call it an “alias”), you can change your email address at MyIdentity Services.

Checking Your KU Email

You can access your KU email three ways: web browser, desktop mail client or mobile device.

Access your email and calendar online from anywhere in the world on any internet-enabled device by logging into Outlook Office 365. Just enter your KU email address and you will be taken to the standard KU log in page where you will enter your KU Online ID and password.

Web Browser

Hosted email and calendar made simple. Build your online presence with a business email address and access your Outlook Calendar from anywhere in the world on any internet-enabled device by logging into Outlook Office 365. This will take you directly to the KU Online log in page where you can login with your KU Online ID and password.

Desktop Client

KU Email is a web-based email service for faculty, staff and students. Microsoft Outlook is the recommended and supported desktop/laptop computer email client for KU email services for both Windows and Mac. Outlook is already installed on faculty and staff workstations.

Students, faculty and staff can use Outlook on their personal devices for free through Microsoft Office 365. Instructions are available in our Knowledge Base.

Mobile Device

You can access your KU email account on a mobile device either by using a browser and logging into Outlook Office 365, or setting up your email account directly on your device.



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