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.
OLD Email for Students (Gmail) - Expires Aug. 28
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
- 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 https://password.ecsu.edu 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 https://helpdesk.ecsu.edu or call (252) 335-3532.