Service Note

Please note that the old central email service,, and IMAP through Thunderbird, Mac Mail etc.
See more information here.

All currently active employees of York University have a centrally supported email account as a requirement from HR to view pay stubs and other HR documents.

Faculty members may also be provided with a separate account for course work or research.

When you leave the University, the email account will be disabled.

York centrally supports two separate email systems; Microsoft Outlook and MyMail. Staff are set up on one or the other based on the requirements of their department.

Microsoft Outlook

(includes calendars, task management and instant messaging)

New MyMail Interface

Access MyMail at
Before you login to the New MyMail please follow the steps in the New MyMail Quickstart Guide.

Old MyMail Interface

Access Old MyMail at

MyMail technical information

  • The maximum size for individual email incoming and outgoing messages is 35 MB.
  • Some attachments may be stripped or renamed for security reasons.
  • Mailbox quota: 7GB

Faculty-supported email accounts:
(Please contact your Faculty helpdesk for assistance with Faculty-specific email accounts)