Access Group or Shared Exchange Email Accounts

Note: Mac Mail does not allow you to access Group or Shared Exchange email accounts.

If you have access to an exchange account other than your UF default account, you have two options to view messages:

Adding another Exchange Email Account to Outlook

Open Outlook and got to the File tab. Click on the Add Account button.

Adding Exchange 1.1

For E-mail Address on the Add New Account screen, type in the email address. Leave all other fields blank. Click Next, then Finish.

Adding Exchange 2.1

Once the account has been successfully added, you will need to restart Outlook. Go to the File tab, then click Exit.

The next time you reopen Outlook, the new account will appear in the list in addition to your exchange account folders. The name of this account is the same as the email address. (You may have to scroll down to find it.)

Adding Exchange 3.1

Double-click the email account name to display the folders inside, Click the Inbox folder icon to view new email messages.

Accessing another Exchange account using a web browser

Outlook Web Access (OWA) is a web page that allows you to access UF Exchange mailboxes. Use this option if you do not want to add an additional account inbox to Outlook.

Open a web browser and type in the OWA address. For example, if the account email address is, the web address would be

Sign in with your GatorLink username and password.