The Old Dominion University email system is the official electronic mail system for distributing course-related communications, policies, announcements and other information. 

ODU email accounts are automatically granted to new employees when they are hired. Faculty/staff accounts are provided through Office365, and can be accessed from Outlook or online at

As of February 1, 2023, new student email accounts are provided through Microsoft Office365. Students admitted prior to February 1, 2023, continue to have email accounts through Google (Gmail). Depending on when your email account was created, you may have a Google email account or an Office365 email account.