"owa" stands for Outlook Web App, the webmail service of Microsoft Exchange. Outlook Web App allows you to access, send, receive and manage your e-mail through a web browser. You sign in using your UGent login name and password and you can immediately consult and manage your e-mail. Outlook Web App is especially handy for reading e-mail on the move.
'Exchange' environment (not for students)
owa.UGent.be can ONLY be used by users of the 'Exchange' environment (staff).