If you are a new Office 365 user at the University, follow the steps below. If you are migrating from Exchange 2010 to Office 365, refer to the steps in this tutorial


  • Outlook 2016 for Mac
  • Outlook 2011 for Mac
  • One of these supported web browsers:
    • Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Safari

Step 1

Launch your Microsoft Office for Mac Outlook client by navigating to:

  • Outlook 2011: /Macintosh HD/Applications/Microsoft Office 2011
  • Outlook 2016: /Macintosh HD/Applications

Step 2

Check the box next to “Make Outlook the default application for email, calendar, and contacts” then click Add Account.

Step 3

Click on Exchange Account.

Outlook for Mac screenshot

Step 4

Enter your primary email address in the “E-mail address” field. Enter your username and password. Make sure “Configure automatically” is checked, then click Add Account.

Outlook for Mac Screenshot

Step 5

Check the “Always use my response for this server” option and click the Allow button.

Outlook for Mac Allow button