Email and Calendar

Email, Calendar & Events

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud service provider used mainly for email and calendaring (see also Microsoft Teams). Duke faculty, staff, and students are automatically provided Office 365 accounts.

Office 365 features include:

  • Mailbox sizes of 100GB for users
  • Unified email and calendaring across the university and health system
  • Web and client applications for accessing mailboxes
  • Modern calendaring system

Email Alias

The default address for Office 365 users is set to a user’s preferred email address; in most cases, this is the user’s email alias. You can change your preferred email address to use a different email address (i.e. or modify your alias to your preference (i.e. instead of by visiting the OIT account self-service tool.