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Outlook is an email and personal information management software that helps you communicate efficiently and manage your tasks effectively.
As a staff member at the University of Worcester, you can access your staff mailbox through the Outlook app on your University-owned device or through Webmail on any device. In addition to sending and receiving emails, you can manage your calendar, schedule meetings, create tasks and to-do lists, and more using the various features offered by Outlook.
Microsoft Outlook is Microsoft’s desktop email client.
Though primarily an email client, Outlook also includes such functions as calendaring, task managing, contact managing, note-taking, journal logging, and more.
Webmail (Outlook on the web) is Microsoft’s web-based email client.
For quick access to your email, calendar, and contacts on any computer with an Internet connection, sign in with your University of Worcester credentials.
Microsoft Outlook is pre-installed on University of Worcester devices as part of the Office 365 suite, all you need to do is sign in.
How do I set up Outlook on my University device?
Microsoft Outlook can be installed onto a personal device as part of the Office 365 suite or onto a personal mobile device via your phones app store.
It will take several minutes to synchronise your mailbox.
If you’re experiencing issues setting up Outlook on your mobile device, please contact the IT Service Desk.
How do I set up Outlook on my mobile device?
Please note: Access to webmail is disabled by default for security reasons. To request access to Webmail, please contact us via the IT Service Desk on 01905 85 7500, live chat or by logging a ticket on the self-service portal.
FindTime is an Outlook add-in for scheduling meetings. The organiser can send multiple time options through FindTime and minimize the back-and-forth emails in scheduling.
Find the best times
FindTime shows what days and times work the best for you and the attendees when available using free/busy data
All attendees vote
Propose your selected times to all attendees and allow everyone to vote and quickly come to a consensus
…and you’re done!
FindTime sends out the meeting invite on your behalf
Recipients of a FindTime meeting are not required to have the add-in installed to vote on meeting times. Invitations can be sent to any email address including Gmail, Yahoo!, and similar providers.
Learn more about FindTime
Microsoft 365 provides best-in-class apps and powerful cloud services with accessibility built-in. Designed to meet the needs of people around the globe with different abilities, the features within the Microsoft 365 apps ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device.
Find more FAQs in the Microsoft Outlook section of our Knowledge Base.
Learn more about Microsoft Outlook
Find more guides and answers in the Webmail section of our FAQs
Learn more about Webmail
Visit our IT Training portal to discover the available Microsoft Outlook training resources.
IT Training portal