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Using Outlook on the Web (OWA)


When off campus or at home, the Outlook Web App is a convenient, browser-based way to access e-mail and calendar.

Logging In

  1. Go to http://post.ucr.edu/
  2. Enter username: ads\UCRNetID
    • Your username is the same as your UCR NetID, e.g. "jsmith"
  3. Enter password (same password as R'Space)
  4. OPTIONAL: If desired, check "Use the light version of Outlook Web App". This may provide a faster experience on older computers. Note that unsupported browsers will always use the light version.
  5. Click "Sign In"

Supported Browsers

The Light version of the Outlook Web App is supported in all browsers. However, the full version, which includes additional features such as composing html e-mails, requires one of the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 7+ (Windows)
    • IE8 may default to the Light version of OWA. To correct this, log into OWA, select "Options", go to Accessibility and uncheck the box. Save, exit OWA and sign in again.
  • Firefox 3+ (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Safari 3+ (Windows, Mac)

E-Mail Addresses

People may send mail to your netid@ucr.edu and first.last@ucr.edu e-mail addresses.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-3555
Fax: (951) 827-4541
E-mail: helpdesk@ucr.edu

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