Email and Calendar Access

How do I connect to my mailbox using IMAP?

HUIT does not recommend using IMAP or POP to connect to your Office 365 Outlook mailbox. Email clients that are configured via IMAP will experience a variety of limitations, security and performance issues. These issues include:

  • Loss messages due to data throttling  which occurs when you are attempting to move mail. Throttling is controlled by Microsoft and cannot be changed, adjusted, or removed

  • Most system message flags and all custom flags are not supported. Only the "Read/unread" and "Important" flags are available.

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How do I configure my applications and devices to connect to Office 365 Email & Calendar?

The easiest way to access your Harvard email and calendar is by using the Outlook for the web. There are new great options, including working offline and accessing Office web applications from you browser. To configure, use the gear in the upper right corner and edit your settings.

If you need/want the full Outlook client, you will need to obtain a valid license. After installing, then you simply need to supply...

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Who is eligible for Office 365 Email & Calendar?

Currently, those who use the ICEmail and FASmail Exchange systems are eligible for Office 365 services. This includes Harvard faculty and staff whose primary affiliations are with Central Administration, HDS, HSPH, FAS, GSE, GSD, HMS, HSDM or Radcliffe, as well as GSAS students.

These groups already have access to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business and should be migrated to Office 365 Email & Calendar for...

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