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Office of Information Technology

E-mail Services
for Faculty and Staff

All AU faculty and staff are provided with an e-mail account with an address in the format of Be sure to monitor what is sent to you at this address, as many important university announcements will be sent here.

You can access your e-mail in a variety of ways, including:

For assistance using your AU e-mail, please contact the IT Help Desk at 202-885-2550,, or AskAmericanUHelp.


IMAP Settings for Faculty and Staff

Incoming Server: (Lotus Notes)


Incoming Server: (Office 365)

Encryption: SSL

Port Number: 993

Outgoing (SMTP) Server:

Use Authentication: Yes (same as incoming server)

Encryption: SSL

Port Number: 465

Links to Configuration Instructions for Popular IMAP Clients