E-mail - Configure - SUMMARY

E-mail - Configure

Please choose an e-mail program that is supported and documented by the DICT helpdesk.

'Cyrus' mail environment (for students) for students


Mobile and home users can use an encrypted ( = secure) connection to send e-mail. This encrypted connection is obtained on demand. See: Secure SMTP

For other e-mail clients use the following information.

  • your name, your UGent e-mail address, your UGent user name(login name), your UGent password
  • incoming mail server: mail.UGent.be
  • outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.UGent.be
  • port number incoming (IMAP): 993 + SSL (Incoming mail server requires an encrypted connection!)
  • port number outgoing (SMTP): encrypted: STARTTLS port 587 (On DEMAND: an encrypted connection can be obtained from the helpdesk)
  • Root folder path: leave this setting blank