You may have noticed that some people have rather cryptic e-mail addresses like while other people have easy to type and easy to remember addresses like In this example, the jhs127 is this person's user id and JSmith is this person's alias. Sending mail to either of these addresses results in the same person receiving your mail. By using an alias you may make your own e-mail address easier for others to use.

The following will help you setup your Microsoft Exchange email account with Mac Mail.

Setting up Outlook for Exchange 2016 - Windows version

Guidelines for sending promotional emails and complying with the CAN-SPAM Act.

As a PSU employee, you have a "Penn State" email address on one of Penn State's email servers. You can access these accounts via Penn State's webmail service: If you work in a Cooperative Extension office and in many College Departments, you may also have an email account on our College's AG Exchange server.

If you are leaving the College and are removed from the College of Ag Sciences' Exchange server, these steps allow you to change where email sent to your is delivered. You can forward your mail to the default Penn State email servers ( or even to an outside Penn State address.

A listserv is an email-based mailing list. It is used to send announcements to a large group of people and for creating discussion groups among interested individuals.