BlueM@il: Guide to Student Email

As a DePaul student, you have been issued the following email and login credentials during the orientation process: BlueM@il (, BlueKey credentials ( and password).

Accessing Your Email

DePaul students 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. For each app, users must login with their BlueKey login credentials and authenticate with BlueKey multi-factor authentication (MFA).

Check out detailed instructions to connect to BlueM@il through Outlook desktop, web, or mobile apps.

All DePaul-based communications will be sent to your BlueM@il

These communications include any emails from a DePaul office or college or messages sent from classroom technology such as D2L. Make sure to regularly log into and check your student email through any of the various Microsoft Outlook apps and/or URLs listed below.

Phishing and 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.

Email Retention & Archives

Please review the information below for a full explanation of the various retention policies. The Help Desk can answer any questions that you may have.

Forwarding Emails

DePaul does not recommend forwarding messages to external addresses because messages may not be delivered due to circumstances outside of DePaul's control.


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