If the email client supports ActiveSync (type of account is usually listed as Exchange), then this is the preferred method for configuring the email client.  If ActiveSync is not supported, then ITS recommends that you use IMAP to configure the client.

Configuring Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013

Configuring Outlook 2007

Outlook for Mac 2011


Use your netid@syr.edu address for your email address and Username.

You can access the Outlook Web App for SUmail at:  https://sumail.syr.edu

NOTE:  You need to sign into your account using the Outlook Web App at least once before you can configure other email clients to access your SUmail account.

Microsoft has released instructions on how to connect Office 365 (the service behind SUmail) using different email clients for Windows and the Mac.  ITS recommends that you use IMAP and that you do not use POP.

Help for IMAP E-mail Programs