August 6, 2012 Scheduled Student Email Maintenance

The UCCS IT Department needs to make one final change to your UCCS Student email address before the start of the Fall Semester. 

On Wednesday, August 8th beginning at 5:00 pm and lasting until 5:00 pm on Thursday, August 9th we will be making the final change.  Your email account will be unavailable for a brief 1 to 2 hour window during this time. 

To access your student email please go to and click on EMAIL. 

After the change is completed you will see an additional window when you sign into your UCCS email, if you are prompted to enter your username and password again, please do so. 

You now have 25 Gigabytes of email storage, upgraded from a previous 800 Megabytes, as well as many new features coming later this year.  For more information please visit

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have a smartphone or tablet checking your UCCS email you will receive an additional email from us with specific instructions on how to update your device. 

If you have any questions or need any assistance please feel free to email or call us and we would be happy to help! 



May 21, 2012 Summer 2012 Students - Email Upgrades Begin May 30th

Dear UCCS Students,

On May 3rd we announced that UCCS Student Email would be upgraded, if you are registered for a Summer 2012 class you will be one of the first students on the new system.  All UCCS Students will be moving to Office 365 for Education provided by Microsoft, the initial phase of the project is an improved web interface, new calendars, contacts and tasks.  All of these features are server based which means you can sync all this info to your smartphone, iPad and computer.

On Wednesday, May 30th we will be upgrading the email accounts of all currently registered Summer 2012 students, during the upgrade you will no longer be able to access the old webmail interface.  On May 31st, after the upgrade is complete you will need to access your email from a new website, you will also need to reconfigure your smartphone and tablets.  In order to keep this email brief detailed information, including FAQ's, Setup Instructions and much more can be found   This site will be the central point of information for this project, please be sure to check back often as it will be updated frequently.


May 3, 2012, COMING SOON - Upgrades To UCCS Student Email

UCCS Students,

The IT Department is excited to announce a major upgrade to email for all UCCS Students.  Our old email system has served the campus well for many years, however it is time to provide a more robust system.  Student accounts will be upgraded to more than just email; you will have access to Calendaring, Contacts and more to come.

Students registered for Summer 2012 will be upgraded before the start of the Summer Semester.  Students registered for Fall 2012 will be upgraded before the start of the Fall Semester.  As we draw closer to moving accounts to the new system, we will send additional communication so be sure to check your UCCS email over the summer.  We will also post details on new features, status updates, project timelines and more at the following website: www.ucc