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BlueM@il: DePaul Email

​Accessing Your Email

DePaul students and employees have several options for accessing their BlueM@il ( the Outlook Desktop App, the Outlook Web App, or through an email app on a smartphone or other mobile device.

Distribution Lists

For employees: An employee email distribution list is helpful when sending emails to a group of DePaul emails (department or team members). The lists may be as large or small as you need.

Employee Email

All full-time, part-time and student employees, as well as some other approved groups, are eligible for an employee BlueM@il email account (

Mass Mailing

Mass mailings may be used when a DePaul constituent wishes to communicate with a large group of people via email. The Email Broadcasts and Other University Communications University policy establishes several categories of mass mailings at DePaul; the ways in which Information Services supports these categories are detailed on this page.

Resource Accounts

A resource account is an "@depaul" email address for a specific team, project, department, etc.  For example, is a resource account to the Benefits team in HR.  You can request an email resource account if you need an e-mail address for a team or project. A resource account functions like a regular employee e-mail account for sending and receiving email.

Spam Control

If you wish to block certain emails from reaching your Inbox and have them delivered to your Junk Email folder instead, you may add them to your Blocked Senders list. Note: Mac users will need to follow the instructions to Add Safe Senders in Outlook on the Web.

Student Email / Office 365

All currently enrolled DePaul students, both full- and part-time, are entitled to a free Office 365 for Education account.  This account includes a BlueM@il email address (​, the ability to install the latest version of Office on personally-owned computers, and access to the online Office Web Apps from any computer or mobile device.