Outlook 2011

Even if your Mac is connected to the University network, Outlook will need to be manually set up to access your e-mail. These instructions apply to Outlook 2011 - other versions of Outlook for Mac should have a similar approach to connecting to your University e-mail.

  1. With Outlook 2011 open, click on Tools and then Accounts... to connect to a new account.Add Account Menu
  2. A new window will appear, from the options select Exchange Account by clicking on the orange button.Add Exchange Account
  3. You will then be asked to enter in your account credentials:Account Configuration
    • E-mail address: netid@unr.edu (your University e-mail address)
    • Method: User Name and Password
    • User name: Your fully-qualified NetID (UNR\netid)
    • Password: Your NetID password
    • Check the Configure automatically option
    Click on Add Account
  4. The system may take a while to detect all of the necessary settings.Detecting Exchange Server
  5. Once completed, you will be presented with the account configuration.Full Account ConfigOutlook should start to retrieve all of you e-mails. Depending on how large your mailbox is, this process can take a while to fully complete.