OSU Webmail Login Changes Look

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The Ohio State University is delivering an improved e-mail system and enhanced online communication and collaboration services for students. This new e-mail system is called Buckeye Mail.

On Monday, April 6 from 12:01AM - 3:00AM, the login page for OSU Webmail (webmail.osu.edu) will change to accommodate the different populations of central e-mail users on campus. There is no planned interruption of e-mail service during this time. The OSU Webmail login page (shown below) will include instructions and will direct:

  • Students who are eligible to sign-up, to go to or sign-up for Buckeye Mail (see rollout schedule)
  • Students whose sign-up window has not yet opened, to go to the traditional OSU Webmail site
  • Faculty and staff to the traditional OSU Webmail site

Currently enrolled students are able to opt-in to the new Buckeye Mail system through a phased-in approach by alphabetical order of students’ last names. A rollout schedule is available at: http://8help.osu.edu/buckeyemailschedule.html

Students who have not yet signed-up should continue to go to OSU Webmail until their sign-up window opens.

Additional Information
For additional details regarding Buckeye Mail and the opt-in procedures, refer to the CommunITy article, "Ohio State Offers New Student E-mail Services" or OIT’s IT Service Desk on the web at 8help.osu.edu/buckeyemail, by e-mail at 8help@osu.edu, or by calling 614-688-HELP (4357).

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