How do I activate my BuckeyeMail account?

Go to and click the Activate Now! button. Click I need an Activation Code and follow the prompts. An activation code will be emailed to you at the email address you select.

What is the difference between BuckeyeMail and osu Edu?

BuckeyeMail (lastname. is your official Ohio State University, OSU email account. While you are an extended education student at Ohio State, important and time-sensitive business communications from the university.

How do I access my osu Medical Center email?

The email will contain your OSU ID number and your Ohio State Username (lastname. #) and instruct you to access to request an activation code. If you did not receive this email, or if you need assistance, contact the OSU Help Desk at 688-HELP (4357). Q.

How do I add my osu email to Outlook?

Faculty and Staff (May 22, or Aug 21, 2020)

  1. Step 1: Install Microsoft Outlook on your desktop, laptop, tablet and/or phone.
  2. Step 2: Add your Ohio State email account ([email protected]) to Outlook.
  3. Step 3: Sync your contacts (optional)
  4. Step 4: Remove your Ohio State account from your old email client.

How do you get to BuckeyeMail after graduation?

Mail sent to your Ohio State email address (name. and BuckeyeMail account (name. can continue to be accessed through Buckeyemail. In the future, if you choose to forward this mail to another account, you can log in to and select “Change Email Delivery.”

How do I find my osu username?

To retrieve a forgotten Ohio State Username (your lastname. #), go to the Identity and Access Management website at Click Forgot username? and follow the prompts to locate your identity record.

How do I add my OSU email to Gmail?

Contact the OSU IT Helpdesk

  1. Go to and sign in.
  2. Click the Orange Mail link on the left side of the screen.
  3. On your mobile device, go to the App store and install Gmail.
  4. Click “Sign in” on the bottom of the screen.
  5. You will be prompted letting you know Gmail wants to use to sign in.

What email does osu use?

Microsoft Office 365, branded as “Cowboy Mail” is the email system used by OSU students, faculty, and staff. Microsoft Office 365 also includes access to other Microsoft applications and services.

How do I add my OSU email to Gmail app?


  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Click on the profile icon in the top-right corner.
  3. Select “Add another account”
  4. Select “Google”
  5. Enter your device PIN if prompted.
  6. In the “Email or phone” box enter your [email protected] and click “Next”

What email does OSU use?

How do you create an osu account?

Enter your lastname. Do not use a or email address. Click Create New Account. Click Yes to link your LabArchives account with your Ohio State login credentials. Confirm that your information is correct, then click Update.