Caution! owa.UGent.be can ONLY be used by users of the 'Exchange' environment. (See: E-mail address and e-mail environment.) You may however still use a shared mailbox which you can consult via "webmail.UGent.be".
"owa" stands for Outlook Web Access, the webmail service of Microsoft Exchange. Outlook Web Access allows you to access, send, receive and manage your e-mail through a web browser. You log in with your UGent login name and password and you can immediately consult and manage your e-mail. Outlook Web Access is especially handy for reading e-mail on the move.
Surf to owa.UGent.be and sign in using your UGent login name and central password.