Office 365 Email

OFFICE 365 EMAIL

Accessing Your Email
How to Use the Outlook Web App
Setting Up the Outlook App On Your Smartphone
Office 365 Contact List
Auto-Forward All Outlook Emails to an Outside Email Service

Your Office 365 username is your full email address

Example 1 - jsmth@ric.edu

Example 2 - rbyron1@ric.edu

If you cannot remember your password, you may reset it at https://passwordstation.ric.edu.

If you experience any issues or require assistance, please contact the Rhode Island College Helpdesk at (401) 456-8803 or helpdesk@ric.edu.

Accessing Your Email

Faculty and Staff can access their RIC email by logging into their Office 365 account using their their full email address for the username and network password using the following link.

IMPORTANT: If you experience trouble in logging into your email or run into an issues, please contact the Help Desk at 401-456-8803 or helpdesk@ric.edu.

Once you access your Office 365 account, you can then click the Mail icon to access your RIC email.

Outlook app icon

How to Use the Outlook Web App

Welcome to Outlook on the Web
Getting started in Outlook Web App
Create and Send a New Message
Spell Check an Email Message
Reply, Reply All, or Forward an Email Message
Archive Old Email Messages
Delete Email or Recover Deleted Email
Mail Overview

 

Features

New Account Features

  • Navigation has moved to an upper corner
  • Personal Information can now be accessed with just one click
  • LinkedIn and Facebook connectivity is now available
  • Offline access through the latest web browsers

New Mail Features

  • Filter messages with just one click
  • New Apps are available for Outlook
  • You can now compose a message within the reading pane
  • Drag and drop capabilities are available for attachments
  • Drafts are now visible in the list view
  • Simpler ways to refine your search

New Calendar Features

  • Merged calendar views for multiple calendars
  • Click any item in your calendar for details
  • Improved month view

New People Features

  • Similar entries in your Contacts folder are automatically linked into one contact card
  • LinkedIn and Facebook connectivity
  • Personal contacts and organizational address lists all available in one place

Full details and additional resources are available from the Office Support site.

Setting Up Outlook App On Your Smartphone

Android Phone

Click the link below for the step-by-step instructions.

Configure the Outlook App for the Android

Windows Phone

For step-by-step instructions, please contact the Help Desk at 456-8803.

Apple iOS Phone

Click the link below for the step-by-step instructions.

Configure the Outlook App for the iOS

Office 365 Contact List

In MS Outlook you created distribution list when you needed to email a group of users. Now in Office 365, you will need to go to the People app and create a contact list which is a distribution list.

people app

contact list

Auto-Forward All Outlook Emails to an Outside Email Service

Click the link below for the step-by-step instructions.

Instructions