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The Configure Outlook or Entourage instruction page has more details.
For a Blackberry to get e-mail, you must create a Blackberry e-mail account and then forward your UTHSC mail to the Blackberry e-mail address. Follow these instructions to create a Blackberry e-mail address on your Blackberry phone.
The Windows mobile instruction page has more details.
Click on Versamail. Open the Accounts menu. Select Exchange ActiveSync. Enter the server name as "exchange.uthsc.edu". The domain name is "uthsc.tennessee.edu". Enter your Exchange username and password as well. Sync E-mail, Calendar and Contacts. Versamail should now sync to your Exchange mailbox.
Use these instructions to connect an iPhone or iPod Touch to the UTHSC Exchange server.
Android phones can be configured to work over exchange. The Android mobile instructions have more details.
If you've never used your Net ID and Net ID password before you should immediately browse to Webmail, enter your UTHSC Net ID and the following default formula password:
Example birthday 9/1/82 (September 1st, 1982) and SSN 123456789
Use th first 2 letters of your birth month with first letter uppercase, second letter lower case = Se
Followed by the last 2 numbers of your birth year = 82
Followed by the last 4 numbers of your SSN = 6789
So your password would be Se826789.
The first time that you login to Exchange you use your Net ID as your username. If you do not know your Net ID, browse to the UTHSC home page, click in People Search and look yourself up. Your Net ID will be displayed there.
The password starts off conforming to a default formula. The formula is as follows: the first two letters of your birth month (first letter uppercase, second letter lowercase), followed by the last 2 numbers of your birth year, followed by the last 4 numbers of your SSN.
As an example, someone with a birthdate of May 1, 1960 and a SSN of 123456789 would have the password: Ma606789.
Microsoft Exchange is the name of the e-mail, calendaring, and groupware system at UTHSC. Multiple programs can be used to connect to this system to retrieve and send e-mail as well as use the calendaring features. These types of programs are called Exchange clients.
Outlook is the Exchange client used on a Windows computer to connect to the Exchange mail system to check your email, edit your calendar, etc. Outlook 2010 is the latest Exchange email client for Windows. Outlook 2010 can be downloaded by UTHSC faculty and staff for use on university equipment by going to http://www.uthsc.edu/helpdesk/office.php. You must login with your Exchange mail username and password to get to the download.
Outlook 2011 for Macintosh:
Outlook 2011 is the latest Exchange client for the Macintosh OS. Office 2011 for Macintosh (which includes Outlook) can be downloaded by UTHSC faculty and staff for use on university computers. You must login with your Exchange mail username and password to get to the download. Click on our " Microsoft Office Distribution Page for more download information.
Outlook Web Access:
Outlook Web Access is an Exchange client used to access your Exchange account that does not require an additional program to be installed on the computer. Customers connect to Outlook Web Access over the web through a web browser. For the most part, "Exchange Web Mail " and "Outlook Web Access" (OWA) can be used interchangeably when referring to the UT email and groupware system. The internet address for the Outlook Web Access page from which you can access your Exchange Web Mail account is http://exchange.uthsc.edu.
The UTHSC strongly encourages all UTHSC students to take advantage of our UTHSC webmail found at http://exchange.uthsc.edu.
The university does not currently have an agreement with Microsoft that covers acquiring Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2011 for the Mac for free for students' personal equipment. The UTK Technology store can sell you these products for a discount. The Technology Store website is at https://utbookstore.org/technology/.
The following is file is a great Exchange Webmail tutorial.
Without a Net ID you cannot have an Exchange mailbox created. For most employees and students, Net IDs are automatically created during the hire and enrollment processes. You can check and see if you have a Net ID by entering your name into the People Search on the UTHSC home page.
If for some reason you do not have a Net ID and you need e-mail services, please have a UTHSC staff or faculty member who is responsible for your work efforts at the university fill out a Net ID online request by clicking on ILogin on the UTHSC home page.
Your sponsor must login with their Net ID and password, click on Administration, and then on "Net ID Online Request/Renewal". If you are approved for a Net ID, both your sponsor and the UTHSC Helpdesk will be notified via e-mail. Your Net ID value will be in that email message.
Students will retain their Exchange account one calendar year after their LeftUT date in the UT Directory. At the end of this year, the student's account and all forwarding will be deleted. For this reason, we recommend that every student who leaves UT set up email forwarding at the Exchange Account Management page as soon as they leave UT.
Faculty and Staff:
The email accounts of faculty and staff will be deleted 90 days after their LeftUT date is set in the UT Directory. However, for a period of one year after leaving UT, faculty and staff will be able to forward all mail. For this reason, a faculty and staff member who leaves UT should immediately set up email forwarding at the Exchange Acccount Management page upon their departure.
Employees nearing retirement can retain their email account by filling out this PDF form. Submission instructions are on the form.
To set up mail forwarding for Exchange, visit http://exchange.uthsc.edu, but don't login on the page. Instead, click on the link: "Click Here to Manage Your Account" under the Password field. On the Exchange Account Management page, click "Manage Your Account." and log in with your Exchange username and password. Then click Forwarding Options.
The maximum size for email attachments is 25 MB.
The recommended maximum number of messages per folder in the Exchange system is 3000. Any more can cause significant slowdown, not just for you, but for the entire Exchange system.
Every UTHSC mailbox has 1 GB of storage space (regardless of whether you are fac/staff or student).
To check the size of your mailbox (for example, to determine if you are near quota) do the following:
- Go to by browsing to http://exchange.uthsc.edu and clicking on "Click Here to Manage Your Account".
- Click on the "Manage Your Exchange Account" link
- Login using your Exchange account name and password
- Click "Check Mail Quota"
When you change your Exchange password, your Net ID password is changed to the same value.
To reset your Exchange password, browse to http://exchange.uthsc.edu and click on "Click Here to Manage Your Account". Then click "Forgot Your Passsword".
Your Exchange password will expire after 180 days. When you login to your e-mail, you will be asked to change your password and given a pop up window to change it once you are two weeks from needing to change it. On the day of expiration you will be forced to change it, and given a pop up window in which to do so.
To reset your Exchange password if you have forgotten it, visit the Exchange Account Management page and click "Forgot Password" Here you will be able to enter your UT library barcode number off your UTHSC ID card along with some other information to verify your identity and change your Exchange password.
When changing or resetting your Exchange password, be sure to close all of your open clients (e.g. Outlook, Entourage, Evolution, and OWA). Failure to do so will result in being locked out of your Exchange account.
IMAP can be configured to work over exchange. The IMAP Configuration instruction page has more details.