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Foxmail and Foxmail 2

Foxmail and Foxmail 2 are web-based email systems, that are provided to Marist staff and to Lifetime members, including Alumni and retirees.

Please call the Help Desk at 845-575-4357 (HELP) to obtain a tempoary password which will allow you to change it.

Logging On

Logon to Foxmail or Foxmail 2 as specified by your Marist Information Technology account lettere.  For Foxmail, go to http://foxmail.marist.edu.  For Foxmail 2, go to http://foxmail2.marist.edu.  Please call the Help Desk if you need specific information on the email system you have been provided.  Initial or Temporary passwords MUST be changed before logging on.  Select the Change/update password link found on the logon page.

  

Enter the required information.

Navigation

In order to jump to other features in Foxmail, use the navigation buttons along the top of your screen.

Reading Mail

Once you log in you will be immediately brought to the INBOX view where you can see all new mail received.  To read a specific mail message, position your mouse over the message you'd like to view and click.

By clicking on a specific message in your inbox you are brought to the following view.

Replying To Mail

When you click Reply to respond to a mail message, the following window will appear:

Notice that a reply will include the text of the original message.

Other features available when replying or composing a mail message include Spell Check and Attachment.

Folders

The use of folders helps organize large amounts of incoming mail and provides you with the means to find theose important emails quickly when they are needed the most.

Signature Files

As with most email systems, a signature file is included with Foxmail.  Signature files are a few lines of text that the system will automatically include at the end of your email.  Most people use signature files to state their full name and other contact information, but it is not required.

In order to edit your signature file, click on the Options button at the top of your screen, then click "Personal Information" under the "Your Information" section.  Choose the identity you'd like to edit and edit your signature.

Address Book

This is an electronic address book that can be accessed anytime from any machine as long as the machine can access the web.  Entries made in this address book are NOT linked to any other contact list.

To access your Address Book, click on the Address Book button on the top of your screen.  From here you can search your address book for a contact as well as browse and add contacts to your address book using the buttons along the top of your screen.

To use your contact list, compose a new message.

NOTE: These are the main features of the Foxmail system.  If you should need any assistance after reading these instructions, please contact the Help Desk at ext. 4357 or at helpdesk@marist.edu.