University Of Cape Town Email

University Of Cape Town Email

University Of Cape Town Email, At registration you will be provided with an email address in the format Your mailbox is hosted on Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud and includes a free copy of Microsoft Office for the duration of your studies. Undergraduate, honours, masters and doctoral students get a 50GB mailbox, an instant messaging (IM) client and 1TB of secure cloud storage space on OneDrive.

Your Office 365 email address is supported on Windows, Mac & Linux and is accessible using Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Your myUCT email address is an ‘email address for life’, meaning that it will still be available after you graduate (should you not graduate, you will not retain your email address). Your email address will change to once you graduate.

Access your mailbox

  1. Open a browser and go to
  2. Sign in using your and your password.
  3. Your mailbox opens.

Server settings for your myUCT account

These email settings should be used when setting up IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) email clients on your desktop or mobile devices.

Incoming mail server settings Outgoing mail server settings
Password: Your UCT Network password
Port: 993
Encryption method: SSL
Password: Your UCT Network password
Server Name:
Port: 587
Encryption method: TLS