As a new student, your University of Iowa email account was automatically created after you accepted admission to the university. Learn more about your new email account. 

How to Access Your Email

About Your University Email

The service we use for our email is called Office 365 (some people on campus still call it “Hawkmail,” which was our old email service retired years ago). 

With your Office 365 account, you can do a lot more than access your email. With your Office 365 account, you can: 

  • Save and share documents with OneDrive for Business
  • Take notes in class using OneNote
  • Access Microsoft Office products

Email Safety and Best Practices

Remember to always keep your password safe. Phishing is a common email scam that tries to trick you into providing passwords or personal information. Learn how to recognize and avoid phishing scams.

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October 11, 2019