Import your email, calendar, contacts and tasks

If you have an Outlook .PST file you can import the messages and other content into your @wwu.edu mailbox.

Import using Outlook 2013 or 2016 for Windows

  1. The first time you open the Outlook client it should prompt you to set up your Email account. If it opens to a different mail account, add a new account by clicking File > Add Account
    Add Account
  2. Enter the following information and then click Next
    • Your Name
    • Your email address in the format username@wwu.edu
    • Your WWU universal password
  3. You may be prompted to enter your password again and to restart Outlook.
  4. In Outlook click File > Open & Export > Import/Export
    Select Open & Export, then Import/Export
  5. Select Import from another program or file and click Next
    Select Import from another program or file
  6. Select Outlook Data File (.PST)
    Select Import from another program or file
  7. Browse to and select your exported Outlook .PST file and click Next 
    Select Import from another program or file
  8. Make sure the email address you are importing to is correct, select the data file, make sureInclude subfolders is checked, and click Finish
    Import Outlook Data File
  9. After the process completes you should see your old email, calendar, contacts, and tasks in your new @wwu.edu mailbox. We recommend that you keep your .PST file stored in a safe location, and look through all your folders to make sure the email transferred.