ECSU Email Account


ECSU offers its students and employees an email account, and access to campus resources including labs, electronic library databases, and internet connectivity.  Your email can be accessed through a web browser by following one of the links below, or by logging into the Microsoft Outlook app on your mobile device or computer.  

Faculty/Staff Email Login

New iconStudent Email Login (Outlook 365)

OLD Email for Students (Gmail) - Expires Aug. 28

New gif iconSelf Service Password Reset Portal


Email Account Information

Email accounts are created for new employees and students by the Division on Information Technology (DIT) staff.  Accounts for incoming students are created either for new student orientation or within the first week of school (there are a few exceptions). 

  • Email Address
  • Password
    • Passwords can be reset in the Self Service Password Reset Portal.  You must know your initial password to use the portal.  Otherwise, call Helpdesk at (252) 335-3532.  
    • Default password:  Viking$####.  The #### represent the last 4 of your SSN.
    • We strongly advise that you change your password upon first login.  Go to to accomplish this.  Passwords are recommended to be changed  routinely to keep your account secure.  
    • Requirements: at least 8 characters, contain letters, numbers, and symbols from at least 3 of the 4 categories (uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and special character...i.e. ! @ # * ?)

ECSU Policy and Procedures Manual

Refer to the ECSU Policy and Procedures Manual for governance on University resources including accounts and Internet access.  By using these resources, you agree to adhere to this Policy.  This Policy is posted on the web here.

If you have any questions/problems regarding your account, submit a ticket to Helpdesk at or call (252) 335-3532.