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MAIL.MSU.EDU: General information - TB469

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Overview is the centrally funded and supported email service for Michigan State University. Current faculty, staff, and students receive a free MSU NetID and email account.

On December 22, 2008, the service was substantially upgraded. Refer to TB10900 for more information and a list of support articles.

This article provides general information regarding the central email system.


The system supports common methods for downloading incoming mail using an SSL (secure) connection: POP (Post Office Protocol) and IMAP. Some older e-mail clients, however, do not support SSL properly and are not compatible with

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Date Last Modified: 2/29/2012 1:18:10 PM

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