Student Email (Outlook Live)

Microsoft Outlook Live@Edu is a hosted service that provides email accounts for PhilaU students. You can access your email by going to and click on the link for Outlook Live Email. This Email address is avery important communication tool at Philadelphia University. It allows for easy communication between Faculty and Staff with Students.


Accessing Your Email:

You can sign in Online at:

To log in use the following information (Note: Your "Username" is the same login for Webadvisor and Blackboard)

Windows Live ID:

Password: The same password you use to log in to Webadvisor and Blackboard

(Your password initially is your your six-digit date of birth. For example, if you were born on January 31, 1992, your password would be 013192. To reset your password Click Here)


Mobile Mail Client Configuration Instructions:

iPhone and iPad

Android Phones and Tablets


Computer Mail Client Configuration Instructions:

(Note: Our Server for Outlook Live is "")

Microsoft Outlook for Windows (2010)

Microsoft Outlook for Mac (2011)

Mac Mail Application


Quota and Limitations:

The capacity of your Outlook Live account is 25 GB of storage. It can send attachments up to 25 MB in size.


Trouble Logging in:

For log in issues please first try resetting your password at the Password Reset page. If there is still an issue please contact the Technology Help Desk at 215-951-4648 or or Submit a request on our Self-Service Page

Video Walkthrough:

Outlook Live Features In-Depth:

Live Account Information:



Skydrive is a virtual storage cloud that comes with your Outlook Live Email account. This lets you store photos and docs online. Access them from any PC, Mac or phone. Create and work together on Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents. To log in use your email log-in information and sign on at ""

Your drive is limited to 7GB of storage. More information about Skydrive can be found by Clicking Here

Sending Large Documents Over the Internet

When sending files over the Internet email restricts you to a maximum file size of 25MB. Many times you will need to send files that are larger than that to professors and other students. The services below are available to upload and send those large files by email. 

(Note: These are 3rd Party sites. All information and programs are not related to or in any way connected with Philadelphia University)

Sendspace - Allows users to upload files to Sendspace's server and then downloaded by anyone who has the download link.

Dropbox - Allows users to upload files to be available on any Internet ready device. It also allows user to upload to a public folder that can then be sent as an email to various recipients.


For more info or to schedule a visit, call 215-951-2700 or email