How do I set up my WBU Email Account?


Each student has a Wayland email address that is used to send course announcements in Blackboard. It is very important that you set up your Wayland email account.

Your Wayland email address will have the following format: (eg.
The temporary password format is as follows: first four letters of your first name (lowercase), first four letters of your last name(all caps), last four digits of your social security number. (eg. janeSMIT1234)

Click here for instructions about setting up your account. (Will open using adobe acrobat)

If you require further assistance setting up the email account or have questions related to what your email address is or what to use as a password, please contact the University's IT Department at