ULS Email Accounts
Request an Email account
All students will need a ULS.edu email account to access student resources such as Canvas, Henry and other internal systems as well as to receive seminary communications. If you have not requested your email account please complete the this form.
Please review these setting before contacting the IT Department. If you are experiencing problems please email IT at ITHelp@ULS.edu from an alternate email address. Be sure to include the nature of your problem, your name, primary campus, ULS email address and a phone number we may reach you at. If you have no other means of email please call 717-338-3037 and provide the same information.
Password Changes and Complexity Policy
You can now change your password using web mail. Log into https://portal.office.com and click on the Settings icon (the gear in the top right side of the window near your name). Under Settings select Password and follow the instructions.
We also recommend you set up an alternate contact method that will allow you to reset your password on your own should you forget it. This will allow you to reset a forgotten password without having to contact IT. To do this click on this link and follow the directions.
Please note that for domain users, changing your email password will also change your domain login to your computer. (This only affects faculty and staff at the Gettysburg campus currently.)
All user created passwords must meet the following criteria:
- Not contain the user’s account name or parts of the user’s full name that exceed two consecutive characters
- Be at least six characters in length
- Contain characters from each of these four categories:
- English uppercase characters (A through Z)
- English lowercase characters (a through z)
- Base 10 digits (0 through 9)
- Non-alphabetic characters (for example, !, $, #, %)
Webmail on the new system will be accessible at https://portal.office.com/ . You will log in with your full ULS.edu email address and password. Please note that currently the self service password changes are not available, please contact the IT Department if you require a password change or reset.
Mobile Device Settings
To add this new account to a mobile device you will need to go into the email settings and add an account. Set the account type to Microsoft Exchange and enter you email address and password. In some case the option might be listed as Company Email or a similar phrase.
Details for mobile device setup can be found here.
We have found that some Android devices do not successfully pull the server settings. In this case when the manual settings screen appears please set and/or confirm the following values.
Username - full email address (ex: jsmith@ULS.edu) [If asked for domain/username enter in format /jsmith@ULS.edu, with nothing preceding the “/”]
Domain - Leave blank
Server - Outlook.office365.com
Security - Check use secure connection (SSL)
Port - 443
To use Microsoft Outlook or other email program on a computer all you should need to do is set the account type to Microsoft Exchange and enter your email address and password. In some cases the option might be listed as Company Email or a similar phrase.
Click here to view the instructions for setting up an email forwarder in the Outlook Web App.
Out of Office Message
Click here to view the instructions for setting up and Out of Office Reply in the Outlook Web App.
Click here to view the instructions for setting up an Out of Office reply in the Outlook Desktop Client.
Sharing your Calendar
Click here to view the instructions for sharing your calendar. Please note, when selecting people to share your calendar with inside Microsoft Office do not type in their email address, but instead click on the “To” button and select them from the list.