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Outlook 2011 Setup for Students

  1. Open Outlook for Mac and click on Outlook in the menu bar. Choose Preferences


  2. Select Accounts.


  3. Press the plus sign (+) in the bottom left hand corner and select Email... from the list. 

    Add email account

  4. Enter your full email address as shown. Click into the password text area. 

    enter email address

  5. The window will expand as shown below. Enter the account information, including your password and your email address in the user name field. Also,  the type should be IMAP, the incoming server is and outgoing server is SSL to connect should also be checked for both servers. Click Add Account.

    mail settings

Your email will begin to download. If you have any issues with entering the Gmail server settings, visit our IMAP settings.

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