lifetime email

Lifetime OU Email for Students & Retirees


You’re not just a Sooner for four (ahem, five) years. You’re a Sooner for life! That means when you graduate or retire and leave the University, your OU email account is yours to keep. For life.

What Does This Mean?

  • You will have lifetime access to your OU email account via
  • Your access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, and other Office 365 productivity tools will expire a few weeks after graduation (or within 30 days for retirees).
  • You will need to download your OneDrive files locally in order to keep them (instructions here).
  • You can learn more about data retention and OneDrive Storage here.
  • You can purchase Office 365 Personal here.

If you have questions or need further assistance please call 325-HELP (4357) during normal business hours, or visit at any time.

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