Outlook On Campus

Outlook is installed on almost all campus computers, and can be purchased for home use at a discount by all university faculty and staff. The instructions below apply to personal computers on campus which need Outlook installed.


Outlook (Windows) on Campus

  1. Launch Outlook from the start menu
  2. Click next
  3. Select Yes and click next
  4. Next to E-mail Address, type your email address (SSO@umsystem.edu)
  5. Next to Password, type your SSO password
  6. Next to Retype Password, type your SSO password
  7. Click Next then wait
  8. Click Allow
  9. Enter your email address (SSO@umsystem.edu)
  10. Enter your SSO Password
  11. Click OK
  12. Click Finish

Outlook (Mac) on Campus

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Click on the Outlook menu
  3. Click Preferences
  4. Click Accounts
  5. Click Exchange Account
  6. Next to e-mail address, enter your email address (SSO@umsytem.edu)
  7. Next to user name, enter your SSO username (UM-AD\SSO)
  8. Next to password, type your SSO password
  9. Uncheck the box to configure automatically
  10. Next to server, type outlook.umsystem.edu
  11. Click Add Account
  12. Close the accounts window
  13. If prompted, check the box to always use my response for this server
  14. Click Allow

Note: If you have emails saved locally on your computer, follow the Microsoft instructions Indicates that you will be directed to an external site by clicking on the link. to import the data into Outlook.