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Configure Outlook 2016 on your personal computer.

Microsoft’s Outlook 2016 is the preferred program for managing your BSU or NTC email and calendar items.  Setting it up on a Mac or Windows computer is easy!

The below instructions are based on a new install of Outlook 2016.  If you are trying to upgrade your current installation, you might want to start with a new account.

  1. From either Mac or Windows, launch Outlook 2016.
  2. Begin process for adding an new account.
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  3. Enter StarID info when it asks for your email address AND/OR username.  Remember to use the following format:
    1. Employees:  StarID@minnstate.edu
    2. Students:  StarID@go.minnstate.edu
       
  4. Outlook 2016 will auto-detect account settings from our Office 365 server and finalize the setup.  If you are asked to confirm this process, please choose AllowMac-Outlook2016-Accepting-the-creds-on-mac-3
  5. Outlook 2016 is now configured for Office 365