Once you have logged into your college web email, you can view, reply to or forward emails.
When your email opens, your Inbox displays consisting of a number of toolbars and panes.
Browser Toolbars: used to navigate the browser.
Toolbar: used to perform email actions. Will change depending on view selected.
Navigation Pane: lists all folders, both for mail and other Outlook functions.
Message/View Pane: displays contents of the selected folder.
Reading Pane: displays the body of the selected email message.
You may sort messages by a variety of filters, including Date, Size, From, or Subject. In the top of the Message Pane, click the Arrange by or Conversations by bar. A list of sorting options will display.
Conversation View is an additional sorting feature that displays messages in threaded groups, so that messages are grouped by conversation topic. The Reading Pane to the right displays the active message in the conversation, and the most recent email displays at the top of the group. Filed messages, deleted messages, and sent messages also appear in the Conversation View in the Reading Pane. Video: Using Conversation View from Microsoft.
If you double-click a message in the Inbox, the message will open in a separate tab or window.
Or, In the main window or Message Pane, click an email message. Contents of the email will display in the Reading Pane (located to the right of the Inbox).
The Inbox is split into 3 sections by default, with folders displayed in the leftmost Navigation Pane, messages displayed in the middle Messages Pane and the Reading Pane displaying message content on the right hand side. The Reading Pane displays by default.
Your college email has a number of system folders, such as Inbox, Drafts, and Sent Items, and you cannot move, rename, or delete any of these folders. But you can create your own folders to help with the task of organizing your mail. After you create them, the new folders will be listed alphabetically in the Navigation Pane.
To move a message to a folder: Select the message, Click on the Move button. Choose Move to Folder or Copy to Folder, Select the folder, then Click Move or Copy.
Automatically forward all e-mail sent to your 365 student webmail account to another account.
You can create Inbox Rules to automatically perform specific actions on messages as they arrive, based on criteria you select. For example, you might automatically move all incoming email from a particular sender to a specific folder,set up an autoreply, or redirect email to another account.
Information from Microsoft about working with rules:
Navigating your college email - 2 minute Quick Guide Video Podcast