@umr Setup Information for OS X 10.9 Mavericks

How to configure your Mac Mail for @umr.umanitoba.ca on the OS X 10.9 Mavericks

To configure an email account for Mac Mail on OS X, choose the Mail option from the menu bar, and select Add Account

MavOSX10.9 Click Exchange
Alternatively, if you are starting Mail for the first time you will be automatically prompted with the same wizard.

Select Exchange then Continue.

Enter your account information for the U of M Retiree email address:

Type your name as you wish others to see it

Type your U of M Retiree email address (which should be in the form umnetid@umr.umanitoba.ca )

Type your password for the U of M Retiree email address then click Continue.

All of the sever settings will be set automatically. You will then see the Account Summary screen to confirm the information is correct. If so click on Continue.


Select which other applications you wish to have updated by your @umr.umanitoba.ca account then select Done

Mail will now download all of your emails. If you run in to any problems please contact the Service Desk.


Mon - Fri: 8am to 8pm
204-474-8600 or


Fort Garry
123 Fletcher Argue
Mon - Fri: 8am to 8pm

230 Neil John Maclean Library
Mon - Fri: 8am to 4:30pm

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