Your email address is in the format of FirstInitialLastname0345@st.colin.edu, which is generated using your first initial, entire lastname, and last four digits of your student ID number. Email is hosted in the cloud via Microsoft Office 365. All students have an official email account which is created.
The webmail address is: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/colin.edu/
You CANNOT change your password within webmail. All passwords must be changed in the Alliant system. This system will sync passwords throughout the day with the email and Canvas servers.
Mobile devices and email: If you use a Windows mobile device, we generally can assist you with connecting that device to Office 365. In general we are carrier agnostic. This method varies from iPhones to Androids, but the common parts are:
- Choose Microsoft Exchange as the server type.
- Mail server: outlook.office365.com
- Domain: office365.com
- Username: use your email address firstname.lastname@example.org
- Use SSL must be checked.
- You may also want to consider sync of contacts and calendars.
In the graphic, Server should now read outlook.office365.com
Your email address is in the format of FLastname0345@st.colin.edu which is generated using your first initial, entire lastname, and last four digits of your student ID number.