Once you become a student at the University a ‘Unimail’ email account will be set up for you. You can access your email account, read and send emails from any computer anywhere in the world with access to the Internet.
The easiest way is to log into PortalPlus and you can view your emails from the Home tab.
Unimail can also be accessed directly at http://unimail.hud.ac.uk.
You should try and get into the habit of checking your University email account regularly because this is how the Library (and your tutors) will get in touch with you. We’ll email you to let you know if a book you have requested is ready for you to collect, remind you that any items you have borrowed need to be returned or renewed and let you know if you have any overdue items that need to be returned. Your University School or Department may also use University e-mail to get in touch with you.
Your email address is your University username, followed by @unimail.hud.ac.uk
This person’s email address would be:
At the sign-in screen, put your id based on you email address, for example email@example.com
Take a look at this short video and guide to logging in and setting up your Unimail email account.
If you need to know how to send messages or how to reply them see this video and guide which also covers mail forwarding and finding contacts.
That’s fine. You can set your Unimail account up so that any messages sent to it are automatically forwarded to your own email account. That way you don’t have the hassle of trying to remember to check two different accounts.
If you would like to know the operating status of Unimail, please check Microsoft's status page.
Unimail offers the following benefits:
Most browsers will work with Unimail, but to get all of its features you need to use
There is some general advice on setting up an Internet-capable phone to work with Unimail available from Microsoft.
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