Links below go to instructions to set up your Amherst email to work with various kinds of mobile devices and/or email cilents incuding Android and iOS devices, and clients such as Outlook, Mac Mail, and Thunderbird.
Set up an iOS device
How to set up an iOS device such as an iPhone or iPad
Set up Amherst email on an Android mobile device
How to set up access to your Amherst email on an Android mobile device. Android devices vary a great deal based on device type and version of Android operating system. Your experience may vary from the instructions below, but the instructions should provide enough information to follow to get the email set up.
Email and Calendaring
Amherst students, faculty, and staff automatically receive an Amherst email mailbox when they join the College. Casual employees receive a mailbox at the request of their supervisor. Student organizations can request an email account or a listserv mailing list by using the Campus Center's student organization registration form.
Windows 7 & 8 Manual VPN Setup
How to manually set up a VPN connection in Windows 7 and Windows 8 if you cannot use the automatic VPN client provided by the college.
Set up VPN for iOS devices
How to set up VPN on an iOS device such as an iPhone or iPad.
Download VPN for Windows
How to set up a VPN connection on Windows using the automatic tool provide by Amherst College.
Set up spam filter in Outlook Web App
How to set up spam filter in Outlook Web App.
Set up spam filter in Outlook
How to set up spam filter in Outlook 2010 and 2011.
Set up Amherst email as IMAP account
If you wish to use an unsupported email client, or you do not want to use Exchange, you may set up your Amherst email as an IMAP account. This usually entails selecting the Manual setup option in your email client's or mobile device's email setup/add account process. Use the following settings to configure your Amherst account as an IMAP email.