Access Outlook Web App

One of the advantages of being a part of the Penn State Office 365 system is that you can access your email from anywhere that has an Internet connection. This is called Outlook Web App or Outlook on the Web.

Add an Account to Outlook

These instructions will help you add additional accounts to Outlook.

Connect SharePoint Calendar to your Outlook Calendar

To share information between a SharePoint Calendar and Outlook, users will need to establish a connection between the SharePoint Calendar and Outlook. Once the connection is established, users can view and manage the SharePoint calendar directly from Outlook.

Forward away from Office365

For those leaving the University, you can change where your email is delivered by forwarding your email away from pennstateoffice365.onmicrosoft.com. PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Oct 31, 2018, Ag IT is not sure of how long this forward will remain in place. Just something to be aware of as the University creates a new policy.

How To Understand Phishing

What is phishing? Wikipedia defines it as "a form of social engineering, characterized by attempts to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy person or business in an apparently official electronic communication, such as an email or an instant message. The term phishing arises from the use of increasingly sophisticated lures to "fish" for users' financial information and passwords."

Open another mailbox via Outlook on the Web App

To view another mailbox in your OotW, you need to follow these steps.

Share (Giving Permissions) for an Outlook Calendar via Outlook

You can share your Outlook calendar with other users of the College's AG.PSU.EDU Exchange server. This How To gives you directions.

Share (Giving Permissions) for an Outlook 2013/16 Calendar via Outlook

You can share your Outlook 2013 or 2016 calendar with other users of the College's AG.PSU.EDU Exchange server. This How To gives you directions.

Transfer Mail Folders

Sometimes it is necessary to transfer an entire folder of mail messages to another person (job shift, sharing files).

Turn Off Outlook's Desktop Alert for New Email

The Desktop Alert that Outlook displays by default when new email arrives can be a major distraction and productivity drain. Yes, you may see just enough of the message content to recognize that it may be important. But it may take you several minutes to completely refocus on a task that has been interrupted.

Update your Preferred Name (O365)

This How To will provide instructions on how to update your preferred name for O365.

View Another Person's Calendar

As we do more and more work in a team environment, we may need to view another person's calendar. You can only view someone else's calendar if you've been given permission by that person.