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Configuring Outlook 2011

Use these steps to configure Outlook 2011 for both on- and off-campus use.

Selecting Account Type

Start configuring Outlook by selecting "Exchange Account": Select Exchange Account Type

Setting Up an Outlook Account

To configure Outlook, use the following settings:

Email Address: Your Email Address

Authentication Method: User Name and Password

User name: SCS\Your SCS Username

Password: Your SCS Windows PasswordAccount Settings

Click on "Add Account":

Configuring the Exchange Server Name

After a moment, Outlook should update the dialog box to allow you to enter the proper server address for the Exchange server. In the server box, use the following name:

Server: mail.exchange.cs.cmu.eduSetting the Exchange Server Name

Click on "Add Account":

Finishing Up

Outlook should now be properly configured to connect to the Exchange server:Completing the Configuration

Close the Preferences window to complete the configuration.