Use your Student Access account to access public
folders in Microsoft Outlook 2010
Public Folders allow shared Outlook inboxes and calendars to be shared by multiple users who have permission to access them. Students using Office 365 accounts do not
have access to public folders. Students needing access to public folders must be
granted a Student Access Account , and will access public
folders through Microsoft Outlook and the
Outlook Web App (owa.seattleu.edu).
This is a guide for students with Student Access Accounts. If you need to create a
Student Access Account, or you are a faculty/staff member, please see the related links below.
Step 1: Open
Microsoft Outlook 2010 .
Step 2: Click on the yellow
File tab in the top left-hand corner.
Step 3: Click on Add
Step 4: Enter your name, Student Access
username, and password.
Step 5: Click Next .
Step 6: Wait for Outlook to configure the
email server settings.
Step 7: Click Finish
Step 8: Click on the folder icon in the
bottom of the left-hand pane.
Step 9: Click on the arrow to the left of Public Folders.
Step 10: Click on the arrow next to All Public Folders
Step 11: Navigate to your preferred
Step 12: Right-click on your preferred folder and choose Add to Favorites.
Step 13: Enter a name for the folder and click Add.
Step 14: Scroll back up to Public Folders and open your Favorites to see your preferred public folder. In the future to see this public folder in your favorites you'll need to click on that folder icon in the bottom of the lefthand pane.
Step 15: Under Public Folders, right-click on either Favorites or your preferred folder, and select Show in Favorites. This will mean that folder will appear in your default lefthand pane when you open Outlook.
Last Reviewed on: 2014-05-09