All staff, with the exception of casual staff, are issued with an official University of Queensland account in the form of:


This email address is used by the University for the delivery of all official email.

Casual staff must apply to their organisational unit for a staff email account.

Other staff are issued with a UQ username and password usually within one week of starting work.

Your username and password allows access to your staff email account as well as a variety of online facilities, including the UQ staff portal and wherever you see the UQ Sign-In logo.


A staff member's name, organisational unit, official email address and work telephone number are held in a central directory and are available through a public search. No other information can be divulged under current privacy legislation.


The following policies on email accounts for staff are fully documented in the UQ Policy and Procedures Library:

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