Shared Mailboxes

How do I open a shared mailbox with MavMAIL? How do I open a shared mailbox with Outlook?

Web based MavMAIL (OWA)

  1. Log in to

(replacing your StarID for StarID):

             Students, Alumni and Emeriti:

              Faculty and Staff:


  1. Select More located on the right hand side.
  2. Right click on your name located on the left hand side of your window.
  3. Select add shared folder....
  4. In the window that comes up, type the name of the shared mailbox and click add.
    Note: You will be able to add any shared mailbox, however you will only be able to view mailboxes that you have access to.

Outlook 2010/2013 (Windows)

Shared mailboxes are automatically loaded into the left side navigation of your Outlook.

Outlook 2011 (Mac)

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. In the top menu bar, next to the apple in the upper left hand corner, select Outlook.
  3. Click Preferences...
  4. Choose Accounts.
  5. In the bottom right hand corner of the Accounts window, click the + and select Exchange...
  6. Enter the information as requested. The e-mail address will be the shared mailbox name. The User name will be (replacing StarID for your StarID)

             Students, Alumni and Emeriti:

             Faculty and Staff:


  1. . The password will be your StarID password.
  2. Uncheck Configure Automatically and type in the Server field.
  3. Click Add Account.

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