All students are provided with an e-mail account for use during studies at the University. As well as using announcements in lectures and on your course noticeboard, staff use e-mail as a main means of communication with classes of students and individuals.
Undergraduates / Taught Postgraduates: Login at https://webmail.aston.ac.uk
Postgraduate Research / PHD Students: Login at https://mail.aston.ac.uk
Office 365 and Exchange 2010 are the e-mail systems for students at the University. The links below provide more information about getting the most out of the service. Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates use Office 365, and Postgraduate Research/PhD Students use Exchange 2010 hosted at the University. The interface and functionality of both systems are almost identical.
First Logon - What to expect the first time you logon.
Outlook Web App Premium - The full-featured version of Outlook Web App.
Outlook Web App Light - The simple, text reader compatible version of Outlook Web App.
Desktop Email Clients - Connect your desktop e-mail client to Outlook Web App.
Mobile Phones - Connect to Outlook Office 365 on the move.
Server Information - If you can't find the details to setup your e-mail client in the pages above, these details may help.
Outlook Web App Premium
The Premium version of Outlook Web App provides an experience similar to using a desktop e-mail client. The links below provide information about using the Premium web client:
Sending a message
Opening a message
Deleting a message
Replying and forwarding
Selecting multiple messages
About Conversation view
Switching on or off the Reading Pane
Setup automatic replies
Forwarding your mail
Switching to light mode
Searching your mailbox
Outlook Web App Light
The Light version of Outlook Web App provides an experience similar to using other webmail providers including SquirrelMail. The links below provide information about using the Light web client:
Switching to premium mode
Desktop Email Clients
You can connect most desktop email clients to your mailbox either by using the Microsoft Exchange option in your e-mail client or via the IMAP or POP3 protocols.
Connecting Outlook 2010/2007
Connecting Mozilla Thunderbird
Connecting Mac Mail on Snow Leopard
Connecting Entourage 2008
Server Information - If you can't find the details to setup your e-mail client above, these details may help.