Email and Calendar

Information about how to access features in your UW email account, Outlook Calendar, and information about storage

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An Exchange Resource is a special Exchange account that represents a resource (conference rooms, vehicles, AV equipment, etc.) instead of a person. Exchange Resources allow for shared scheduling of these items.

In general, email should be considered insecure unless the content is encrypted or all systems transporting the email from the sender to the recipient are known to be using secure protocols.

Spam has grown into a massive problem – not just at UW but nation-wide. Studies estimate that spam represents between 40 and 60 percent of all email. The spam problem is a difficult one to solve. Although spam filtering software is well developed, even the most sophisticated software occasionally misreads some legitimate messages, treating them like spam. Techniques used by spammers to evade spam filtering software are constantly evolving, as are the rules used to detect the spam. Users can expect to see some ebb and flow in the proportion of spam that is identified by filtering as spammers try new approaches, followed by updates to the filtering software to address those approaches.

Mailman is the Web-based email list manager at the University of Wyoming. It allows list owners to create and modify lists easily as well as add and remove subscribers without having to know specific commands.

Information about your Outlook calendar

Information about Outlook

Information on how to identify a phishing email, one that is trying to steal your credentials, and what do to if you have responded to one.

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Accessing Email from Student Labs

Information about faculty/staff accessing UW email in student labs

Can I access my department's generic email only account through Outlook Web App?

Information about accessing generic email only accounts

Can I read digitally signed emails in Outlook Web App?

Information about digitally signed emails

Convert Email Addresses in Excel list to Outlook Email List

How to take a list of email addresses in Excel and convert to a mass-mail list in Outlook

Email Storage

Information about how much space you get for email storage

How many recipients can a UW email message be sent to?

Information about how many address you can send to

How to increase the number of search results returned by Microsoft Outlook

How to increase the number of search results returned by Microsoft Outlook

How to manually archive or backup mail in Outlook

How to backup email locally on your computer.

Near or Over Email Storage Quota

Information about knowing if you are near or over email storage quota

Outlook Web App: automatic time-out

Information explaining why Outlook Web App time-out

Outlook Web App: Choose between public computer or private computer

Information about choosing between a public computer and a private computer for Microsoft Outlook

Recovering Deleted Items in Outlook

Information on how to recover deleted items in outlook

Student Employees Emailing in a Departmental Capacity

Information on how student employees should send emails

Support Methods for accessing UW Exchange email

Information on supported methods for accessing my UW Exchange email

Targeted Email Announcements Request Form

Information on how to request a targeted email announcement

When sending an email in Outlook, the Ignore or Add To Dictionary options are not available.

When sending an email in Outlook, the Ignore or Add To Dictionary options are not available.