The University of South Carolina provides free email to all students. The email system used is Microsoft Office 365 for education. In Fall 2014, students will not only receive free email services from Office 365, but will also be provided with free Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®.
What is my email address and password?
Your student email address is your Network Username followed by the email domain that corresponds with your campus. Your password is the same one you use with your Network Username to log in to Blackboard. The campus email domains are:
Beaufort - @email.uscb.edu (see below)
Columbia and 2-Year Campuses - @email.sc.edu
Upstate - @email.uscupstate.edu
USC Beaufort Students: Please note that your login is email@example.com. This address will be shown in the ‘from’ field when you send email. You can receive email from both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
USC Aiken Students: Please note that your login is firstname.lastname@example.org. This address will be shown in the ‘from’ field when you send email. You can receive email from both email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I set up email on my mobile phone or tablet?
You can receive your student email and/or calendar on your mobile phone or tablet. For do-it-yourself instructions from Microsoft, click here. To have a UTS technician set up email on your mobile phone or tablet, visit the iCARE Center.
What happens to my email account when I graduate or if I leave USC?
Your account will be disabled one year after you have taken your last class at USC if you are an undergraduate student. If you are a graduate student, the account will be disabled two years after you have taken your last class.
For additional Frequently Asked Questions regarding student email, click here.