Remove Prohibited Email Forwarding Rules

The University of Vermont's Information Security Policy prohibits Faculty, Staff, and Employees from forwarding or redirecting UVM email to non-UVM email services (i.e. google, yahoo, etc). This guide will walk you through the process of removing email forwarding rules that do not comply with the Security Policy. Open a web browser, navigate to and login with your UVM NetID and password. Once logged in, click on the Gear icon in the upper right corner of your email Read more [...]

Filtering Emails in OWA using Inbox Rules

In UVM's Outlook for Web you can create filters to automatically perform an action on an incoming message using Inbox Rules. Perhaps you receive spam messages from a consistent address and want to have them automatically deleted. Or maybe you want any messages sent by your supervisor to be marked as urgent. The instructions below will help guide you through creating these rules. Click here if you are looking for specific instructions on how to Forward Email to Another UVM or COM Email address. Read more [...]

Add UVM Address book to Outlook via LDAP

NOTE: This guide is intended for Outlook users who have a College of Medicine email account ( configured as the primary account in their Outlook profile. If you are not part of the College of Medicine and use Outlook with your account, you don't need this guide as the UVM address book is added automatically. When Outlook is configured with a College of Medicine account the default address book is populated with the College of Medicine directory, however, users who Read more [...]

Moving emails from Gmail to Exchange

UVM will be enforcing the Information Security Policy more strictly in the future, requiring all UVM employees to stop forwarding their email to non-UVM accounts. The Information Security Policy states that Protected University Information must NOT be stored on any non-UVM device or services (e.g, Gmail). The reason forwarding email will no longer be allowed is because employees may receive email containing protected information at any time since they cannot control what email they are sent. This Read more [...]

Adding an Exchange Account to your Android 6.0+ Device

The following walkthrough will add your UVM Exchange account to the native Android Email and Calendar apps on your smartphone or tablet. Please note that there are many different variations of the Android operating system. Your Android device may have different menus and prompts than seen in the images below. However, the configuration steps should be similar enough to follow along. Note: While UVM is not currently enforcing mobile device security policies when you connect to Exchange, but we Read more [...]

Disable Email Forwarding

To delete a forwarding or redirect rules for your Exchange account: Open a web browser and navigate to Click the "Gear" icon in the top right corner, then select "Options". Navigate to Mail --> Inbox and Sweep Rules. This area will display all mail filters associated with your Exchange mail account. Locate and select the rule responsible for forwarding or redirecting your mail to a non-UVM service, then click the "Trash" icon to remove it. You'll be Read more [...]

Forward UVM email to another UVM or COM address

This guide is intended for UVM or College of Medicine users who would like forward email from their UVM Exchange account ( to another UVM ( or College of Medicine Exchange account ( NOTE: Forwarding your UVM email to a non-UVM address violates the UVM Information Security Policy. You'll need to know your UVM NetID credentials in order to make this change. If you have forgotten your UVM NetID password, you can change or reset it at: IMPORTANT Read more [...]

Outlook 2016 Initial Setup for UVM Exchange – PC

The University of Vermont has recently moved its email and calendaring services to Microsoft Exchange. The following guide will walk you through the initial setup of Outlook 2016. If you've already added your primary Exchange account to Outlook and need help adding a secondary mail account, please see this guide. If you do not already have Outlook installed on your PC, please see these articles before continuing. Get Office 365 (personally owned devices) Student, Faculty and Staff Get Office Read more [...]

Reading Pane Placement – Outlook for Web

The University of Vermont has recently moved its email and calendaring services to Microsoft Exchange. The default "Mail" layout in Outlook for Web includes a 1. Folder list, 2. message list, and 3. reading pane. If you would like to change your default reading pane placement, follow the documentation below. To configure your reading pane settings, login to Outlook for Web at then click the “gear” icon in the top right corner of the screen. From the menu that appears, Read more [...]

Storage Quota – Exchange

The University of Vermont has recently moved its email and calendaring services to Microsoft Exchange. Once your account has been migrated to Exchange, you will no longer have a specific quota on your INBOX folder. Each Exchange user will have a 50GB (50,000MB) email and calendar quota. This means that the sum of all of your email and calendar data cannot exceed this 50GB in size. If you're curious about your mail quota, follow the steps below to see your current Mailbox usage. Login to Read more [...]