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Email Accounts

Hampshire College provides email accounts to all faculty, staff, students, and alums as a means of fostering communications in support of academic, research, and administrative needs. Students are provided accounts upon enrollment at the College and may retain accounts while enrolled and as alums. All official correspondence from the College sent via email will be sent to these accounts.

Email Account Policy

A variety of email programs are used by faculty, staff, and students. As a result, IT cannot provide specific instructions for every program. The IT department supports Mozilla Thunderbird as the preferred email client and have provided detailed Thunderbird set-up instructions.

Program/Device Specific Settings

For other clients not listed in on the settings page, use the basic settings below:

Basic Settings

Incoming Mail Server

Port 993 (IMAP, SSL)
Port 995 (POP, SSL)
Port 143 (IMAP, TLS)
Port 110 (POP, TLS)

Outgoing (SMTP) Mail Server

Port 587 (TLS)
Port 465 (SSL)
Requires authentication.

HampNet Username

Faculty/Staff: Initials + Dept Code   (example:  hjbLO)
Students: Initials + Year of Entry     (example:  hjb07)     
Alumni: Initials + Year of Entry       (example: hjb98)

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