Change for Students and Faculty 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Student & Faculty 

When a change will happen?

Changing e-mail system is a process involving a number of activities over a period of time. The total transfer to the new service will take place on the 15th of May 2012, but since the end of April 2012. We will begin to make changes and necessary preparations at the university. Detailed information on this topic can be found belown on this webpage. 

IMPORTANT!

How to access old messages?

In order to access all the messages that were in the old mail system, after 15th of May 2012. You should follow a few simple steps. After the operations described in the guide given below, your messages will appear both on the http://mail.alk.edu.pl, as well as any email program you use (when configured according to the instructions in the section "Configuring e-mail clients"):

 

How to transfer your old messages? [PDF]

 

IMPORTANT!

If you are a faculty member using a desktop computer at the university, and you had been contacted by employee of the IT department regarding changes to the mail settings, you need not perform the steps in this guide. They have already been made ​​by an employee of the IT department.

Access via web browser

From the 15 of May 2012 website: http://mail.alk.edu.pl, will change, allowing access to e-mails via a web browser. The current page will be replaced by Microsoft Outlook Web Application service, which includes many features that enable comfortable use of the mailbox.

 

User login guide to the new page http://mail.alk.edu.pl is available as PDF file

Configuring e-mail clients

We encourage you to read the instructions to configure individual programs:

 

Access to your mailbox will be provided through any software that supports IMAP protocol (such as Microsoft Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mac Mail for Mac OS X).However it will be impossible to edit and view calendar items and tasks in these programs. To use these features, use Microsoft Outlook or log in to your e-mail account via a web browser at http://mail.alk.edu.pl

 

General account configuration details are as follows:

  • User name: login@kozminski.edu.pl 
  • IMAP Server: pod51015.outlook.com; port 993; encryption SSL
  • SMTP  Server: pod51015.outlook.com; port 587; encryption TLS

 

Access via mobilephones and other portable devices

Most mobile phones and other portable devices allow easy access to all your new e-mail features. On many devices it will be possible not only to receive and send messages, but also review and edit your contacts and calendar items and tasks.

 

From the 15th of May 2012 You will required to configure your device in order to access e-mails. To view detailed configuration instructions, see the following materials:

 

General servers configuration, allowing access mail via IMAP and SMTP protocols are as follows:

  • User name: login@kozminski.edu.pl 
  • IMAP Serverpod51015.outlook.com; port 993; encryption SSL
  • SMTP  Server: pod51015.outlook.com; port 587; encryption TLS

More information & Contact with IT Department 

We encourage you to get familiar with the Frequently asked questions and the content of other pages on this website. You will find many useful information that will answear the most of your questions.
 

If you did not managed to find the desired information, we encourage you to contact Kozminski University IT Department:

  • e–mail at it@alk.edu.pl
  • telephone 22 519-21-45 (14th-20th of May 7:00-22:00), on other days according to the office hours 
  • personally e invite you to room A115 from Monday to Friday 7:30 - 19:00 and at the weekends. 8:00 - 16:00
  • Also on the 14th-16th of May 2012 in the Atrium (10:00-18:00) IT department will establish a special stand which will provide all necessary information and assistance.

We are happy to provide you with all necessary assistance.

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