|What is it?||When Mason's web-based
email system first came online, it was called Mason
Enterprise Messaging Online, or MEMO for short.
It is a web-based e-mail software program. All GMU students, faculty and staff have access to this system as soon as they receive their university ID number.
Now, many people simply call this system Mason Email. You can use it to compose (write), send, receive, and manage email, including multimedia messages, from a browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape.
You can read the
university's online documentation (explanation) about the system for
more details than I give here.
|How Do I Activate My Account?||Start your web browser
(i.e. Netscape, Internet Explorer).
Go to https://mail.gmu.edu
On the page that opens, click
on Click here
to Obtain or Reset Your Username / Password
In the new window in the first space, type in your GMU Student ID Number (SID#) --> you can find it on your GMU ID card printed just above your name.
In the next space, type in your 6 digit 4GMU PIN and then click the button
After you have activated your account, you will be redirected to the login page ... type in the username and password you just used to activate your account.
|How Do I Read My Messages?||
1. Open a web browser (like Internet Explorer or Netscape).
2. Login to your account by typing the username and the password given to you by the computer in the previous step (click the "Login" button once after you have typed in your information).
2. There will be a list of messages in your Inbox as soon as the login process completes. You can read a message by clicking once on it's title (under the Subject heading).
|How Do I Erase My Messages?||There are a couple of ways
you can erase, or delete, messages from your Inbox.
1. With the message open in front of you, simply click the delete button near the top of your window.
2. With your Inbox list in
front of you, click once in the white box in front of any message you want
to delete (or multiple messages you want to delete), then click the delete
button near the top of the window.
|How Do I Send A Message?||Click the
button near the top of the window once. A new window will open that
looks something like this:
|What is My Mason Email Address?||Your Mason e-mail address will be firstname.lastname@example.org|
|How Do I End a Session?||When you are done reading
and sending e-mail or changing your account options, end email session
by clicking once on the "Logout" button on the upper right part of the
|How Do I Get Back to Mason Mail?||You only need to activate
your Mason emaill account once. After you have activated your account,
you can get to your MEMO mail from any computer in the world with Web Access.
URL of this page: http://mason.gmu.edu/~llmiller/notes/masonmail.html
Maintained by: Laurie Miller
Last Update: February 2005