Booking Rooms in Outlook for the Web

With the arrival of Office 2016 for employees on campus, one of the changes is the web access to outlook. In addition to having a modern and efficient interface, how you book rooms in Outlook for the Web has changed.

By default, Outlook for the Web appears in the default language of your browser; you can change the default language of your browser at any time. If you change to another language, ensure that his new choice is listed at the top of the list. Additionally, once you enter Outlook for the Web, you will need to do the following:

  • Click on Settings at the top right corner
    Outlook on the web setting icon
  • Click on Options
  • Select General on the left
  • Select Region and time zone
  • Change your language
  • Click Save

 

To access Outlook for the Web:

  1. Visit www.uottawa.ca/email and click on the link on the page, or bookmark https://mail.uottawa.ca/owa/.
    Booking rooms in Outlook for the Web sign in
  2. Login using your email credentials, at the top left of the browser window, click on the app launcher button and then click Calendar:
    Booking rooms in Outlook for the Web, click Calendar

     

  3. Click on the New button at the top:
    Booking rooms in Outlook for the Web, New button

     

  4. Enter the meeting details, including the room. To identify the location of your meeting, click on Add room:
    Booking rooms in Outlook for the Web, Add room button

     

  5. A list of possible buildings will appear in a pop-up window. Select the appropriate building. A list of rooms for that building will then appear. Select the appropriate room.
    Booking rooms in Outlook for the Web, possible buildings list


    Outlook for the Web saves room selections, the next time you create a meeting your previous room selection will automatically load. To return to the list of buildings, click on Choose new room list.
    Booking rooms in Outlook for the Web, Choose new room list

     

  6. Enter the other meeting details and send the Calendar invitation.

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