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Faculty & Staff Email: Office 2013 setup

Configuring Outlook 2013 (PC) to access your Calvin Office 365 account

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. It should ask if you would like to configure your email, click Next.
  3. Enter your full name, your full Calvin email address, and your Calvin passphrase.
  4. The next step may take a few minutes but it should connect to Microsoft and determine the appropriate server settings automatically.
  5. You may be prompted to login a second time and have the option to Remeber Credentials if you do not wish to always type in a passphrase.


If you get a "MAPI" error and have previously used GroupWise on your home computer, you will need to reconfigure the Windows mail profile:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Open the Control Panel.
  3. Open Mail (32-bit).  If you do not see this listed, change the View By setting in the top right corner to Small or Large Icons instead of Category.
  4. This should load a Mail Setup window.  Click the Show Profiles button.
  5. You may already have a profile listed (ex. Novell GroupWise).  Click the Add button.
  6. Give the profile a name, like Calvin Outlook, and click OK.
  7. Now you should see an Add Account window.  Leave the default E-mail Account selected.
  8. Enter your full name in the Your Name field and your full Calvin email address in the E-mail Address field.  Click Next.
  9. Now it will search for the mail server settings.  This step can take several minutes while on “Searching for [username] settings”, please be patient.  If it works, you will see three green check marks and it will say “Congratulations!”  Click Finish.
  10. Now you should see the original Mail window and your newly created profile will be in the list. 
  11. If you no longer use GroupWise, you can select the profile associated with GroupWise and click the Remove button.
  12. Make sure it is set to Always User This Profile and then select the profile you just created from the list.
  13. Click OK to save.
  14. Close out of any open Control Panel windows.
  15. Run Outlook 2013.
  16. You may be asked to sign in with your Calvin email and Calvin passphrase and should have the option to remember the login credentials if you do not want to sign in every time Outlook loads.
  17. If you no longer use GroupWise, you may want to uninstall it:
    1. Start
    2. Control Panel
    3. Programs and Features
    4. Find GroupWise (may be listed as Novell GroupWise), click on it to highlight it, and click the Uninstall button at the top
    5. Click Yes to confirm the uninstall