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Using Web Outlook

Web Outlook lets you access your CUMC email via any Internet-connected computer or mobile device and a web browser. This page steps you through the basics of using it.

NOTE: Links on the Web Outlook home page or within Web Outlook for password changes or login issues do not work for CUMC email accounts. Instead please use the myPassword website or see CUMC email FAQs for help.

Web Outlook for Office 365
  1. Open your web browser and go to https://outlook.com/cumc.columbia.edu.
  2. Type your full CUMC email address (uni@cumc.columbia.edu) and your email password, then click the Sign In button.
    TIP: If you need help with your password please see our FAQs.
  3. Web Outlook for Office 365 login page
  4. Your Inbox will open, with a list of your folders to the left and the most recent message received displayed in the far right preview pane.
    • Use icons in the bottom left to view your Calendar, Contacts, etc.
    • For advanced help using Web Outlook, click the ? icon in the upper right.
    • Note that the Inbox may have Focused and Other at the top of the center column as a way to automatically sort messages. Microsoft's website has more information including how to turn it off if preferred.
  5. Outlook Web 365 Inbox
  6. To sign out of Web Outlook, click on your name in the upper right corner, then the Sign out link at the bottom of the menu that appears.
  7. Outlook Web 365 Sign out Link
  8. Web Outlook will show a sign out message with a reminder you to close the browser window.
Changing Your Password

You should always change the password for your email account by using the myPassword web site.
  • If you haven't already set up security questions on myPassword, see the instructions here.
  • Be sure to put any smartphones or tablets that connect to your CUMC email account in Airplane mode before changing your password or they may lock your account. See the Synchronize Passwords page for help.
  • To change your password now, go to https://mypassword.cumc.columbia.edu/. You will have to login with your Columbia UNI account first.
  • For additional help see instructions for using myPassword.
IMPORTANT! Changing your CUMC email password also changes your MC account (computer and/or network drive login) password if you have one. It will not change your Columbia UNI password. See this FAQ for details.

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Last updated 11/14/2017