How to set your email out of office message

Outlook Exchange users

We recommend that faculty and staff use the Outlook Web App (opens a new window) to set their vacation / out of office message as it allows them to easily change automatic replies from home or the office.

  1. Log into the Outlook Web Access (opens a new window)
  2. Click on Options (top right corner), and select Set Automatic Replies... from the drop-down menu.
    Screenshot indicating options for "Send automatic replies" and "Send replies to all external senders"
  3. Select Send replies to all external senderscopy your vacation/out of office message from the first message box, and paste it in the second message box. (See image above text highlighted in red)
  4. Click on Save (bottom right corner).
Google Apps users
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