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Using IMAP Clients to Access Your AU E-mail

Faculty and Staff Instructions

The Lotus Notes client and the e-mail Web interface are the only ways to access all of the e-mail, calendar, and task features built into your Notes account; but if your mail is on a mail server that allows IMAP connections you can also access your e-mail using other mail clients that support the IMAP protocol.

Before you configure Mail for OS X, you will need to know the name of your AU e-mail server. If your incoming mail server is not AUMAIL4 you will not be able to connect using Mail for OS X.

Please contact the IT Help Desk if you are unsure of your mail server, or if you need to request that your mail be moved to AUMAIL4.

The IT Help Desk can be reached by phone at 202-885-2550, e-mail at, or instant message AskAmericanUHelp for this information.

Instructions for Configuring Supported IMAP Clients