Exchange - Storage Space | Office of Information Technology

Exchange - Storage Space

Last Updated: 09/23/2015

Storage Space (Quota)

Standard Exchange accounts include 1GB of storage space for email, calendar entries, tasks, and notes. To request additional storage space contact the IT Service Center at (303) 735-HELP or email OIT provides Exchange quota increases in 500 MB increments.

You can check your quota by logging in with your IdentiKey at

Outlook 2007, 2010 and 2013 users can also check their current quota usage by following these steps:

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click the Mail button on the navigation pane (if you are not viewing your mail already).
  3. Select the Tools drop-down menu.
  4. Select the Mailbox Cleanup option.
  5. Click on the View Mailbox Size button.

Here you will see the total size of your mailbox as well as a break-down of your mailbox by folder and size.  Please note that this read-out is in kilobytes and your 1GB quota is approximately 1,000,000KB.

Request More Space in 500MB Increments

Message Size Limitations

Messages sent from your Exchange account are limited to 25MB a message.