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.

Create an Out of Office Reply in Outlook

Use automatic replies to tell people you won't be responding right away to their email messages. Automatic replies are sent once to each sender.

Forward away from Office365

For those leaving the University, you can change where your email is delivered by forwarding your email away from 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.

Important Information for Users Leaving College of Ag Sciences

Users leaving the College of Ag Sciences are required to ensure that all work-related data has been appropriately transferred/shared with necessary colleagues and to notify Ag IT for account closure.

MS Outlook within Edge

Yes, you read that correct. Microsoft wants to help streamline Outlook and Edge together, in one browser window. A new feature will be added to your Outlook and Edge (MS’s browser) to help streamline your Outlook and browser experience. If you click on a browser link in Outlook, a browser window will open in Edge and Outlook will open right alongside of the browser window. MS is helping you keep your email right there with you, during your browsing experience.

Open another mailbox via Outlook on the Web App

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

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.

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.