Email for ECU Users

Department Email Account

Departments requiring an email account (for example, an inbox for website feedback) should submit the Departmental Email Account Request form in the online IT Help Desk service request system.

The form requires an account name, the purpose of the account and the names of the administrator and back-up administrator.


    An employee's Exchange account includes email, calendar, contacts and tasks. This information is maintained on the server for 24/7 access, on or off campus.


    This is your official ECU email where instructors and ECU send important communications.


    ECU email content automatically moves to alumni email after graduation; OneDrive becomes personal account.

    The address changes to


    Use your email thoughtfully and securely. Consider these helpful tips:

    1. Do not open email attachments unless specifically requested or expected to avoid computer viruses and worms.
    2. Save attachments to your desktop and scan with antivirus before opening.
    3. If you don't know the sender, delete the email.
    4. Never reply to any email asking for personal information (see No. 3 above) to avoid phishing scams. Visit the phishing page to find out more about this type of scam.

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      A listserv is a mailing list that automatically forwards messages to every subscriber to that list. For example, a professor creates a class listserv and adds all the class students. Some ECU listservs are by invitation only.