UW Exchange – part of the UW Office 365 service – is a cloud-hosted email service that has been approved by UW Medicine. There are two basic ways to access UW Exchange: Outlook Web Access. This browser-based option allows you to connect to email and calendars from any computer at any time. Just log in with your UW NetID and password. UW Exchange Online UW Exchange Online is the University of Washington’s Microsoft Exchange service providing email, calendar, contacts, and task management. UW Exchange Online is offered as a service of UW Office 365. To forward your email to UW Exchange Online, go to the UW Email Forwarding page and forward your email to UW Office 365. The Outlook desktop client is part of the Microsoft 365 apps (previously Microsoft ProPlus), so it is already available on most UWM University-owned computers. For users that would like to configure their email account on a computer that already has the Outlook desktop client installed on it, refer to these UWM KnowledgeBase articles for. Active full or part-time UW-Stout students, faculty and staff qualify for use and installation of Office 365 products on up to five devices at no cost. Install Using Outlook Log in to your Stout email from the Stout Logins page, logins.uwstout.edu.
UW Exchange Online, a component of UW Office 365, provides email, calendar, contacts, and task management. For more information on Exchange features, see the Microsoft article Exchange Top Features.
Get started with UW Exchange Online
- Start using UW Exchange Online
- Expiration of UW Exchange Online
Your UW Exchange Online email address, user name, and password
The format of your user name and email address is:
your-UWNetID@uw.edu (where your-UWNetID is replaced with your own personal UW NetID)
Your password is the one associated with your UW NetID.
Forward your email to UW Exchange Online
Email will not be delivered to your UW Exchange Online mailbox automatically. If you’d like to use UW Exchange Online to read your UW email, you’ll need to point your email forwarding to your UW Exchange Online mailbox using these instructions.
- Open the page Change UW Email forwarding.
- Select the button to the left of Forward to UW Office 365.
Note: If you don’t see Forward to UW Office 365, select Forward to and then in the accompanying text box, enter NetID@exchange.washington.edu where NetIDis yourUW NetID.
- Click OK.
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Start using UW Exchange Online
Log in using OWA
Outlook Web App (OWA) allows you to log in to UW Exchange Online using only a Web browser. No other client software is needed. This is the quickest and easiest method for connecting to UW Exchange Online.
Log in using OWA More information on OWA
Set up an email client for UW Exchange Online
Client software programs give you more control and better integration with other Windows applications. Some clients provide more features than Outlook Web App.
Set up clients
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Expiration of UW Exchange Online
UW Exchange Online is available to current staff, faculty, and students. If you’d like to provision access to a sponsored NetID or shared NetID, click here. If you separate from the UW, your access to UW email and productivity services will be deleted according to this timeline.
What is the difference between UW Exchange Online and Outlook.com?
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You can sign up for a UW Exchange Online account, part of the UW Office 365 for Education suite of services, even if you already have a personal Outlook.com account. UW Exchange Online is a separate account that allows you to send and receive email using your @u.washington.edu and @uw.edu email addresses. A UW Exchange Online account provides the benefits of Outlook.com in an ad-free environment. Microsoft provides many different email services and they are used in different contexts. The services are referred to by names like Standard, Premier, Education, Team, and Partner Editions. Educational institutions, businesses, and others may use Office 365 services by setting up sites with their domain. The University of Washington uses “uw.edu” for our UW Office 365 service. You may have multiple accounts for different Office 365 services. The result will be separate accounts with Office 365. You will use your UW NetID password to access UW Office 365 for Education, but any previous Outlook.com accounts will retain the username and password you had already established.