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Out of Office Message

Going on vacation? Follow these instructions to set up your autoreply.

You can set up an Out of Office message to autoreply when you are out.

  • The auto-reply message is sent to each recipient once in a seven-day period, regardless of how many messages that person sends you during the designated period.

To set up an automated email reply, simply follow these instructions:

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  • Click the Preferences tab.

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  • Click on Mail.

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  • Scroll down to the Receiving Messages area, as shown below.
  • Check Send auto-reply message.

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  • Enter the message to be sent in the text box.
  • You can optionally set a start and/or end date for your autoreply.  If you don't specify a start date it will take effect immediately.  If you don't specify an end date you will need to return to this page and uncheck Send auto-reply message.
  • Check Start Date.  You should set this to the first day you will be out of the office.  The autoreply will start at 12:01 am on that date.
  • Click the triangle to open the calendar, and select the start date for the away message.
  • Check End Date. You should set this to the day you return to the office. The autoreply will stop at 12:01 am on that date.
  • Click the triangle to open the calendar, and select the end date for the away message.
  • Click Save in the upper left to save your changes.