You can log in to your StudentMail account online at:

Sending email in StudentMail

To send an email:

  1. click on + New message link in the top left of your StudentMail
  2. To quickly reply to, forward, or delete an email, use the icons at the top of the reading pane for that email
  3. There are more options available by clicking on the ellipsis (...) dots

Use the search bar at the top of the screen to find an email in your mailboxes.

Moving email

To move an email into a particular folder in StudentMail, you can either:

  • left-click on the email and drag it into your chosen folder, or
  • right-click on the email for the pop-up menu, and choose the Move option (if you are using a Mac without right-click enabled, hold the Control key down and click on the email for the pop-up menu options)

Creating new folders

To create a new folder in StudentMail:

  1. Right-click on the Inbox folder in the side menu (the one that appears under your name, not under Favourites)
  2. Select Create new folder and name the folder

Using the Tasks function

Creating Tasks in your StudentMail is a good way to keep track of your assignment progress and organise your study.

To add a new task:

  1. Open Tasks (bottom left corner of the window) and click + new task (top left)
  2. Fill out the details and click Show More Details for other settings such as a Reminder or Priority
  3. Click Save

Adding Contacts

To add a new contact in StudentMail:

  1. Click on People at the top of the page
  2. Click + new
  3. Select create contact or create group and fill out the appropriate boxes
  4. Click Save

Display name

The name displayed in your StudentMail is initially set up from your "Preferred Known Name" in eVision.

Contact AskOtago Student IT Services if you need to change your display name or need more help with using your StudentMail:

Tel +64 3 479 5170
Email studentit@otago.ac.nz
Message us on Facebook
Or visit Student IT at the AskOtago Central Hub

 

Last updated 12/03/2019 05.05 PM
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