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Getting started

Logging in

To login to SquirrelMail:

  • Enter your UCL userid in the box labelled Name.
  • Enter your main UCL password in the box labelled Password.

I cannot login:

  • Please ensure that you do not have the Caps Lock key turned on.
  • Passwords are case sensitive, ensure that you type in your password correctly.
  • Has your password expired? You must change your password every 120 days. If you do not act upon the warning messages, your password will be automatically reset for you.
  • Click on the Login button.
  • You will then be logged in to the UCL SquirrelMail system.

Logging out/idle time

It is important that you log out of SquirrelMail once you have finished accessing your mail. To log out, you need to click on the Sign Out link which you'll find at the top right-hand corner of the page.


Please note: You will be automatically logged out after 20 minutes of idle time. If you are in the process of writing an email when you are automatically logged out, the email will not be saved.