Mail for Undergraduate and Postgraduate - Coursework Students

Student Email - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Start accessing your new student Cloud Email account:

Go to: https://login.microsoftonline.com
Username: zID@ad.unsw.edu.au  (This is not an email address)
Password: zPass (This is the same password used for myUNSW, Moodle and Uniwide)

Your email address is zID@student.unsw.edu.au or name@student.unsw.edu.au for example z1234567@student.unsw.edu.au or  j.smith@student.unsw.edu.au 

Students undertaking UNSW Foundation Studies and Alumni will not be impacted by this upgrade.

  Is my email address changing?

No, your email address will not change, continue to use your z1234567@student.unsw.edu.au email address.

 Can I continue to use my (zMail) mailbox)?

No, your zMail mailbox has been disabled

 I have a Staff and Student mailbox, what will happen to my data?

Instead of having two separate mailboxes with different login details, you will now only have one mailbox.  To access your mailbox you will need to enter the following credentials:

Username: zID@ad.unsw.edu.au

Password: zPass

Data from your Student mailbox will be moved your staff mailbox, to learn more, please refer to the FAQ ‘How do I access my new mailbox data?’ 

 Will my mailbox size change?

Yes, the size of your mailbox will increase to 50GB, you can now also access OneDrive that provides you with an additional 1 TB of  data storage.

 How do I access my Microsoft Office ProPlus products?

To access the Microsoft products, log into the Office 365 Portal using the following URL. (https://login.microsoftonline.com/ ) you will have to enter your new credentials:

Username: zID@ad.unsw.edu.au

Password: zPass

 Where can I find more information about the Microsoft OfficePro Plus products?

To learn more about Microsoft Office ProPlus and the products available to you, go to the following URL https://student.unsw.edu.au/notices/office

 What is Microsoft OneDrive?

After the upgrade you will now have access to Microsoft OneDrive with file storage of up to 1 TB which allows you to store your documents safely and access your files from anywhere on any device.  You can also share and work together with other students.  

To learn more about how to use your OneDrive storage please visit:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/OneDrive-Help-5943c2b9-fafc-4cb4-95c0-9cc73fcabb30

 I have an Alumni and Student status, how do I access my mail?

If you have an Alumni status, there is no change to how you access your emails, you will continue to use your zMail account.  

 Who can I contact

If you have any issues contact the IT Service Centre or phone (02) 9385 1333