Email and Accounts


All current faculty, staff, and students receive a BLUE account with two email addresses automatically assigned to them; while they are active members of the University Community. For faculty and staff this generally means while they are either under contract or currently employed according to HR.  For students, this means from when you have been accepted until 1 year after your last enrolled course.

Each individual has two email addresses automatically assigned to them.  These addresses point to the same mailbox so you do not need to go to multiple mailboxes to review your messages. ( and

Get Started

To set up your Blue Account, sign into using NetID and click Activate Account. Enter your assigned NetID, the one time password (OTP), and your date of birth to verify your identity. After, you will be asked to create a security profile that you will use if you should ever need to reset your password. Finally, create the new password that you will use when logging in to services using your BLUE account.


A BLUE account allows you access to various systems and services at Creighton including Office 365 (email), the NEST (Banner), CUWireless (secure wireless access), and VPN among many many others.


Email is provided free of charge to CU students, faculty and staff.

How to get email

After activating your Blue account, CU email can be access by using either the Cloud Version or Desktop Versions of Outlook. To access your email via the web, go to: (Links to an external site.) Log in with your and your BLUE password.

You can also remotely access you email by going to the Creighton homepage http://www.creighton.eduClick the Full Menu (upper right). Select Office365 under Resources. From there you will have access to your email plus the other features of Office 365.

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Last Updated: 11/14/2023