Internet Explorer 11 Only Allows OWA Light

When access your University e-mail via with Internet Explorer 11, you may notice that it forces you use OWA Light.OWA Light Notification

While Microsoft works on a more permanent fix, the following workaround should help.

  1. With Internet Explorer 11 open, click on the gear icon (tools) from the top-right corner.Gear Icon
  2. From the menu that appears, click on Compatibility View Settings.Compatability View Settings
  3. In the window that appears, enter under "Add this website" and then click the Add button.Add
  4. Click Close.Close button
  5. You should no longer be forced to use OWA Light when using Internet Explorer 11.OWA Normal Mode
Setting to Compatibility Mode may affect the appearance of other websites that share the address. You may prefer to access with an alternative browser such as Firefox or Chrome.