You can use various mail programs with the staff and researcher email and calendaring system. This page outlines the different options and gives guidance on setting up with the new system.
There's no need to limit yourself to a particular program either. You can use all of the programs on this page interchangeably so, for example, you could use one program at work and another if working from home.
This is the easiest to set up as no installation is required and you can get access to your email and calendar from any computer with an internet connection. Login to Outlook Web App with your usual ITS username and password. If you have problems logging in, first check that your account has been transferred and then synchronise your password before trying again. If you still have problems, contact IT Services for assistance.
If you find that you need features which are not included in the web version (for example, archiving facilities or the ability to look at email when you're offline), you could try the desktop version of Outlook. This will be available for installation on campus PCs.
There are several versions of Outlook but you will need Outlook 2007 or 2010 to connect to the new mail and calendaring system.
If you're a Mac user, you can use Apple Mail to read your email. If you have a recent version of the Mac operating system (10.6 or later), you can also connect Address Book and iCal on your Mac to the central address book and calendaring system at the same time.
We are no longer recommending staff use Mulberry for their email. This is because the program is no longer actively maintained by its original developers. However, it will still connect to the staff mail system with these settings:
You should not need to change the SMTP settings, but for the record these should be:
You can use Thunderbird to read your Sussex mail on a PC, Mac or Linux computer.
If you can see your emails in your Inbox but you don't have access to all of your mail folders, right-click (or on a Mac, hold down Ctrl and click) on your Inbox and choose Subscribe. You can then tick all the folders you want to be able to see in your folder list.
Updated on 11 February 2013