General e-mail information
As of September 2013, all undergraduate and post graduate taught student e-mail accounts will be upgraded to Microsoft Office 365.
Accessing your e-mail account
Through a web browser
Configuring Outlook, mobile devices and other popular e-mail programs
Frequently Asked Questions: Microsoft Office 365 e-mail upgrade.
E-mail advice and guidance
All registered staff and students at Essex are given an email account on
the University's central servers.
The Computing Service website has
guidelines for setting up and using e-mail, including:
- Setting up your own computer or mobile to access your University
- How to stay within your e-mail quota
- How to address e-mail
- Off campus access to e-mail and other facilities
E-mail subscription lists
A mailing list is a list of mail addresses which is known to the mail
system by a single name. Mailing lists allow you to send the same e-mail to
a number of people with a common interest by using only one email message.
There are two types of mailing list: mandatory and subscription.
Membership of mandatory lists is a consequence of your status
within the University, membership of subscription lists is a matter
of personal choice: it is possible to join, leave, or rejoin them.