Mail Basics

To get to your Office 365 account:

  • Go to
  • Click "Resources" at the top right and choose "Office 365"
  • Login with your full address
  • Enter your New Paltz user password 


What you'll see in Mail

When you sign in to Outlook on the web, you’ll go straight to your Inbox. 

  1. New email - Create a new email by selecting the New button: .

  2. Folders pane - Includes a list of folders in your mailbox. Collapse the pane by selecting Folders at the top of the list. Expand and collapse folders in this view by selecting the triangle next to the folder names. Add folders by selecting  next to the top-level folder, or right-click an existing folder and select Create new folder.

  3. Search window -Type the name of a person to locate a contact or emails from that contact, or type text that you want to search for to find a particular message, and then select .

  4. Inbox list - Displays how many messages there are in a conversation and how many are unread, or if there is an attachment, flag, or category associated with the messages. Select  in the upper right of the list to filter, sort, or choose how to view your emails (as messages or conversations).

  5. Reading pane - Displays messages or conversations that you select in the folders pane. Respond to any message in the conversation by selecting it and then selecting . Print an email here by selecting the Reply menu and then selecting Print.

    Use the command bar above the reading pane to perform common email actions such as deleting, archiving, categorizing, or moving emails.


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