How To Check Email Using Outlook Web Access

Article Purpose

In this article, the reader will learn how to use our web interface email client, for their UAA employee email. This article applies to all Exchange 2003 and 2010 enabled users.
 
Users will need to know which Exchange environment their account resides on, as this will point you on the right path to use the proper web interface. If you are unsure of which environment your account resides on, please feel free to contact the Call Center.

Needed Materials

  • ​Windows Operating System / Mac Operating System
  • Any Working Internet Browser (i.e.: Internet Explore/ Mozilla Firefox/ Google Chrome/ Safari/ etc.)
  • UAA or UA username & password

Steps to Resolution

Checking your email on a 2010 environment
 
Windows XP / Vista / 7:
  1. Click ‘Start’
  2. Locate your preferred internet browser
  3. In the address bar (i.e.: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu) you will want to replace this with: http://owa.uaa.alaska.edu
  4. Here you will be prompted for your username and password. (Remember this is your username and password you use to login to your work environment computer.)

Once you have entered the information that it is requesting from you, you may hit enter or click on “Log On.” Congratulations you have no logged into your UAA employee email using the web interface.

Mac 10.6 and Higher:
 
  1. Click ‘Finder’
  2. Click ‘Applications’
  3. Locate your preferred internet browser
  4. In the address bar (i.e.: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu) you will want to replace this with: http://owa.uaa.alaska.edu
  5. Here, you will be prompted for your username and password. (Remember this is your username and password you use to login to your work environment computer.)

Once you have entered the information that it is requesting from you, you may hit enter or click on “Log On.”  Congratulations you have now logged into your UAA employee email using the web interface.

Additional Information

​Please note that this How To guide is designed to assist users who are employees of UAA. This web interface email client can be accessed from anywhere the user would like to (i.e.: Home, A Coffee Shop, On Vacation, etc.).


Side Note: Users that are running a Windows Operating System will notice that Internet Explore gives more of an elegant design, as well as an Outlook feeling. This is intended, as the designer wanted it to be.

Back to top