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Email, Accounts, & Access

Information to help navigate the differences in netIDs, domain accounts, and other identities at UM.

Articles (13)

How do I access my email online?

Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty member, you are able to access your email online without the use of a local email client on your computer.

How do I access my student email (UMConnect)?

Information on how to access your UMConnect Student Email.

How do I activate my Umontana alias?

In addition to obtaining an email account, employees obtain a University email address in the form of a Umontana alias. This alias will be used as the official means of electronic communication between employees and the University.

How do I add my student email to my phone's email client?

Information on how to add your student email to your phone's default email app and the Outlook app. Instructions for iOS and Android are provided.

How do I change or reset my NetID password?

Instructions for how to verify your identity with NetID management, change your NetID password, and reset your NetID password.

How do I get support for my employee email?

New to employee email? Use this article for a few quick references, how to login to Outlook Web App (OWA), and how to request if you don't yet have an employee email account.

How do I manage my email mailing list using LISTERV?

Details how to manage your Email mailing list using LISTERV.

LISTSERV's web interface:

How do I report spam and phishing messages?

This article is intended for employees only: Have you received spam or phishing email? Not sure what spam and phishing email is? Take a look at this article for helpful information on spam and phishing email and how and what to report to IT to help reduce it.

How do I reset my UM computer account password (Employee)?

If you have been locked out of your computer account, you will need to contact your IT support unit to have the password reset. If you do know your current password, there are several ways you can change it.

What is a NetID?

This article explains your NetID and what it is used for. It is important to never share your NetID password and keep it safe.

What is InCommon Federation identity management?

Federated identity management allows members of one organization to use their authentication credentials to access a web application in another institution. UM participates in the InCommon federation that includes education, research and partner organizations. The federation provides a common framework for trusted shared management of access to online resources.

What is my student email address?

Information on finding your student email address and aliases.

What is the Central Authentication Service?

Central Authentication Service (CAS) is a login service that allows you to access multiple password-protected web systems after logging in once on a central authentication server. This is often referred to as single sign-on.