Configure Outlook for Campus Email


Find out how to set up your UC San Diego email in Outlook.

Critical Concepts

Steps to Take

1. Enable IMAP

  1. Sign into UC San Diego Gmail at Select your UC San Diego email or click Add Account.
  2. Click the gear icon and select Settings.
  3. Under the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab, select Enable IMAP.
  4. Click Save Changes.

2. Add Account to Outlook

  1. Open Outlook and go to File → Info → Add Account.
  2. Select Manual setup or additional server types → POP or IMAP.

3. Configure your account

  1. Your Name: How your name will display
  2. Email Address: Your UC San Diego email address
  3. Account Type: IMAP
  4. Incoming mail server:
  5. Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
  6. User Name: Your UC San Diego email address
  7. Password: Your password

Configure Your Account

4. More Settings

  1. Click More Settings...
    1. Outgoing Server
      1. My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication: Yes
      2. Use same settings as my incoming mail server: Yes
        Outgoing Server
    1. Advanced
      1. Incoming server (IMAP): 993
        • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
      2. Outgoing server (SMTP): 465
        • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please submit a ticket or call the ITS Service Desk at (858) 246-4357