Surrey365 is the University’s Email Service which is provided through a partnership between the University and Microsoft using Microsoft's Office 365 service.
Surrey365 provides Email and Calendaring to the University and has the benefits of a 50GB Mailbox, effective spam filtering and a fast interface.
You can set up your Surrey365 account with the personal features that you require. View the Getting Started Help Sheet or the video below to find out how to make the most of the features available.
Configuring Surrey365 on your device
To set up Surrey365 on your device use the step-by-step help sheets below. If the device that you would like to connect Surrey365 to is not covered in the help sheets please contact University IT who will aim to provide further technical support if needed.
Apple devices (iOS 7)
Apple devices (previous versions)
Outlook 2007 and 2010
Other IMAP clients
Surrey365 is a 24/7 service which is available on-campus via the University's Network and off-campus from anywhere you have Internet access via Microsoft's Outlook Web App which is accessible at: https://surrey365.surrey.ac.uk/.
University IT recommends using Outlook Web App to access Surrey365 however access is also available from mobile devices and through an email client which can use IMAP or Exchange to connect to the service.
Note: All University of Surrey students are registered to use Surrey365 and are obliged to check their Inbox regularly as it is the University's primary method of communication.
All students have a standard mailbox storage quota of 50GB. On approaching this size limit you will receive email notifications to free up space as follows:
Users should start to delete unwanted emails
Users cannot send email until they delete sufficient emails to below 49.50GB
Prohibit Send / Receive
Incoming mail is rejected and a non-delivery note (NDR) is returned to senders
Deleted Item Recovery
A user-initiated restore utility is available to retrieve deleted messages or mail folders from the Deleted Items folder for up to 30 days. Further details of how to do this can be found in the Getting Started Help Sheet.
Note: After 30 days the contents of the Recover Deleted Items folder is permanently deleted and cannot be retrieved by University IT or Microsoft.
University IT scans and removes all email categorised as spam before it reaches any @surrey.ac.uk address. The spam filters are constantly updated, however, it is almost impossible to detect 100% of spam. If you receive any email that you are concerned about, you should forward it to the User Support Help Desk.
- A valid University Username and Password are required to access the Surrey365
- Smartphones may additionally require a pin number when connecting to the service
Note: University IT will never ask for University Password details under any circumstances. If you receive an email requesting personal details which you are concerned about you should contact the User Support Help Desk.
The University checks all incoming email for viruses. Mail sent internally within the Service is subject to virus checking on University Exchange Servers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Before contacting the User Support Help Desk you may wish to view the Frequently Asked Questions section which provides answers to common queries about the Surrey365 Email Service.
Rules & Regulations
By logging in and using Surrey365 you are agreeing to abide by the following University IT Rules and Regulations: