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Denver Campus Student Email Accounts

Windows Live


Microsoft Live@Edu.JPGThis message is for current University of Colorado Denver Downtown Students only!

All current Denver Downtown Campus students will use the University of Colorado Denver Windows live@edu email system for all official University communications.  If you are a student at the Denver Downtown Campus, this page will provide you with support information for your email account in live@edu.

New Students:  How to Claim and Register your University Account

All Denver Downtown Campus students are required to claim and register their new accounts by following the instructions below on the "Claim My Account" tab.  Once completed, you will be able to login to your University email account, campus computers, and the University student portal (UCD Access). 

If you have already claimed and registered your University account, go to http://myemail.ucdenver.edu to login to your Windows Live email account.  If you have trouble logging in, please contact the UCDenver IT Services Help Desk at 303-724-4357, or use the the Account claiming page to reset your password.  See more detailed information below on the "Claim My Account" tab below.

University Employees/Students & Students Workers

If you are both a University Employee and a Denver Downtown campus student, or if you are paid by the University, you will not use the live@edu system for email. 

To learn more about employee email accounts, click here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/ITS/Pages/Dual-Roles.aspx

Follow the steps below to claim your University of Colorado Denver Account:

1. Visit https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu

2. You must enter the following information into the online form: 

  • Student ID # or Employee ID #
  • Last Name
  • Day and Month of Birth

3. Click "Submit". If successful, your First and Last Name will appear on the right.

4. You will need to complete the five security questions you are asked.

5. After completing your security questions, create a password with the following parameters:

  • Must be at least 8 characters long (letters, numbers or symbols)
  • It cannot contain more than 2 characters from your: Name, Username or Student ID #
  • It cannot contain dictionary words longer than 4 letters or the following symbols: (* - ; , / < or >)
  • It cannot be one of your previous 12 University account passwords
  • Must contain a combination of three out of the four of the following:

          1. Upper-case letters (A-Z)

          2. Lower-case letters (a-z)
          3. Numbers (0-9)

          4. Symbols (! $ # or %)

6. Once you have created your password, click "Submit" to claim your account.

  • Please take note of your username and email address for future use.

7. You can now use your Windows Live ID (new email address) and password to login into the University of Colorado Denver Windows Live email system at: http://myemail.ucdenver.edu

  • You will use your username and password to log in to University/Campus computers and UCD Access.

8. For issues with the Account Claiming process and other Frequently Asked Questions, please see the FAQ section by clicking on the "FAQ Tab" above. 


How do I claim my Windows Live and University Account?

To activate and register your University account, visit the website: http://myaccount.ucdenver.edu

If you are having any issues activating or accessing your Windows Live email account please contact the University of Colorado Denver IT Services Help Desk at: 303-724-HELP (4357) or via email at: ucd-its-helpdesk@ucdenver.edu

We are available Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5pm

How do I login to and access my Windows Live Email Account?

To access your Windows Live Email, visit the website: http://myemail.ucdenver.edu

You will use your University email address, and the password you set when you claimed your account, to access Windows Live. 

Your email address will be in the form of: "Firstname.Lastname@ucdenver.edu"

How do I reset my account password and get my username?

Go to: http://myaccount.ucdenver.edu to reset your University Account and Windows Live Email Password at any time. 

The University of Colorado Denver IT Services Help Desk is also available to assist you Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5pm at303-724-HELP (4357) and via email at: ucd-its-helpdesk@ucdenver.edu

What about accessing UCD Access & Campus Computers?

To access the UCD Access Portal, Campus Computers and other University resources besides Windows Live Email, you will user your username. 

Your username will be displayed after you claim your account, and can be accessed anytime, at: http://myaccount.ucdenver.edu

How do I setup Windows Live Email on a Smartphones or Computer? To setup Windows Live, use this guide:
Email Setup Wizard, Computer & Mobile Clients
This wizard will help you with email client setups on mobile devices and computer email clients.
 
You will need the following email settings:POP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 995
Encryption Method: SSL
 
IMAP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 993
Encryption Method: SSL
 
SMTP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 587
Encryption Method: TLS
 Using Windows Live Email Help

For assistance with using, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows Live, please visit the following Microsoft websites:

Windows Live information

Outlook Live Help Page

Outlook Live Answers

Outlook Live Service Status

Windows Live Email Client Setup Wizard

 

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To Claim and Register your University Account Account Claiming Guide Nov 2012.pdfAccount Claiming Guide.pdf
Migrate Emails from your old student email account to your New Windows Live Email Account Migrating your email from Exchange.pdf
Forward Emails from your Windows Live Email to an External Account (Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.)
Windows Live Forwarding Guide.pdf
​Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Denver Campus Students Denver Campus Student Accounts - FAQs.pdfDenver Campus Student Accounts - FAQs.pdf
​Quick Start Guide for Denver Campus Student Accounts Denver Campus Student Accounts - Quick Start Guide.pdfDenver Campus Student Accounts - Quick Start Guide.pdf
 


 

 

How do I get my Windows Live email username and password?​

You must first register and claim your University account at: https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu. You will need to enter your Student ID or Employee ID, Last Name and Birthdate (Month/Day). After you register and claim your account, you will receive your username and set your password.

You will use these credentials to access your Windows Live Email account and campus computers. When you register, you will also choose and answer 5 security questions. If you need to reset your account password later, go back to: https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu and you will be asked to answer 3 of these security questions.

What is my email address for Windows Live?​

​Your email address will follow the format: FirstName.LastName@ucdenver.edu. If there is more than one student with the same name, each student will have a number added to their email address. For example: John.Smith1@ucdenver.edu, John.Smith2@ucdenver.edu, etc.

How do I login to the new Windows Live email system?​

After you register and claim your account at https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu, you will receive your username and password.

Then go to http://myemail.ucdenver.edu to login to the Windows Live email system using the credentials you received.​

How do I change my password for my Windows Live account?​

After you have registered and claimed your University Account at https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu, you will be required to set 5 security questions. Go to https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu and reset your password by answering 3 of those security questions.

You will be prompted to reset your password/provide a new University account password after you answer your security questions. ​

What if I forget my security questions/answers to reset my University and Windows Live email account password?​

If you do not remember the answers to your security questions, please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357 for University account/password assistance. We will need to verify your information on the phone before providing you with password/account assistance. We are available Monday - Friday from 7:30AM to 5:00PM.​

My University email account is already set-up and I did not do it. Who do I call?​

Please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357 and we will provide you assistance with this issue. We are available Monday - Friday from 7:30AM to 5:00PM.​

I repeatedly have to register/claim my account?​

Please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357 and we will provide you assistance with this issue. We are available Monday - Friday from 7:30AM to 5:00PM​

Who do I contact for help with my Windows Live email account?​

For Setup Assistance: Windows Live Email Setup Instructions are located in our Need Help & FAQ Sections/Tabs. 

For New Users: All University Accounts must be registered and claimed at https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu, you will receive your University Account username and password after you complete this process.

For Existing Users: If you have not registered or do not remember the answers to your security questions, please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357 for University account/password Assistance, we will need to verify your information on the phone before providing you with password/account assistance. We are available Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 5:00pm. For Help with Windows Live Features: Microsoft provides video guides, walkthroughs and information on the features of Windows Live Email at: http://outlookliveanswers.com/ and http://help.outlook.com/

​I am a Student & University Employee. How do I login to my email account?
​Individuals that are Faculty/Staff/Employees at the University and Students will use the Faculty/Staff Webmail system. You will have one University account and your role as an employee will take precedence over your Student account. After registering your University account, you will log in to Webmail to access email.

Please call the IT Services Help Desk for account assistance. We are available Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 5:00pm.
I had an email address (John.Smith@email.ucdenver.edu) before and now it has changed. Why?

​The Windows Live email system follows the format of: "john.smith@ucdenver.edu". 

All email accounts from the old email system with the format: "john.smith@email.ucdenver.edu" will be migrated to the new Microsoft Windows Live email system. 

Students of the University of Colorado Denver can now have all the advantages of Windows Live email accounts.

Some of the new features of the Windows Live email system include 10GB of email storage, a 25GB SkyDrive and email access for life, just to name a few.

Can I still use my old (@email.ucdenver.edu) email address?​

​The "@email.ucdenver.edu" email accounts will stay active until October 1, 2011. It is recommended that all students begin using the new standard Windows Live email system as quickly as possible. The old email system will be taken offline on October 1, 2011.

How do I import emails from my old email account to my Windows Live account?​

If you have emails that you would like to move from the old email system to the new Windows Live email system, please review the instructions located in our Setup & Guides tab.

How do I forward or move (migrate) emails from my old email address to my new Windows Live email address?​

To move (migrate) existing emails from your @email.ucdenver.edu account, please see the Setup & Guides tab/section for instructions.

Emails to your old (@email.ucdenver.edu) account will be automatically forwarded to your new Windows Live account beginning on August 1st, until October 1, 2011.

What if someone emails my old (@email.ucdenver.edu) address after I setup my new Windows Live email (@ucdenver.edu) account?​ If someone emails your old (@email.ucdenver.edu) account, it will be forwarded to your new (@ucdenver.edu) account.

Email forwarding to the new Windows Live email system begins on August 1st and continues until October 1st 2011
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Can I continue to use my email account after I graduate?​

​Yes. Students will continue to be able to use their University of Colorado Denver email account after they graduate. Your Windows Live account will be available to you for life and will never expire.

What if I forget my login information/password after I graduate?​

After you have registered and claimed your University Account at https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu and have set your 5 security questions, go to https://myaccount.ucdenver.edu and reset your password by answering 3 of those security questions. You will be prompted to create a new University password.

If you have not registered or do not remember the answers to your security questions, please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357 for assistance. We will need to verify your information on the phone before providing you with account assistance. We are available Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm.

It is strongly recommended before you graduate or immediately after you graduate, that you verify your security questions/answers. If it has been a long time since you set up your account, you may need to go through the process again. Please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357 for assistance.​

I have recently graduated from the University of Colorado Denver, can I use the new Windows Live student email?​

​Recently graduated students may be migrated to the new Windows Live email system. For more information, please call the IT Services Help Desk at (303) 724-4357.

We are available Monday - Friday from 7:30am to 5:00pm

How do I setup my Windows Live email on my home computer?​
Please visit this link: Outlook Web App - Email Setup, choose the setup instructions for your particular email client and enter the appropriate server settings below:
 
POP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 995
Encryption Method: SSL
 
IMAP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 993
Encryption Method: SSL
 
SMTP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 587
Encryption Method: TLS
How do I setup my Windows Live email on my smartphone?​
Please use this guide: Email Setup Wizard, including mobile device setup  to setup Windows Live email on your smartphone.
 
POP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 995
Encryption Method: SSL
 
IMAP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 993
Encryption Method: SSL
 
SMTP Settings
Server Name: pod51010.outlook.com
Port: 587
Encryption Method: TLS
How do I use the 25GB of online storage using Microsoft SkyDrive?​

Please visit the link: Windows Live SkyDrive for more information on Windows Live SkyDrive

How many emails can I store in this system?​

​Microsoft Windows Live email can store up to 10GB of emails and attachments.

 

 

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