On Tuesday, July 15, 2008, Information Technology Services (ITS) will offer the IMAP e-mail service to Penn State faculty, staff, and students who use Penn State's e-mail services, including Penn State WebMail https://webmail.psu.edu/.
The Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) is a service that permits e-mail clients to access messages stored on a remote server as if the messages were locally available on the user's own computer system. E-mail stored on Penn State's IMAP server can be accessed from a home computer, an office computer, or a laptop. IMAP is typically ideal for people who need to check e-mail on multiple machines on a regular basis, especially for those who travel regularly.
While the IMAP service is free-of-charge, interested individuals will need to apply for this service by filling out the Web-based enrollment form (available as of July 15) at:
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