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How do I send an email to a UniSA staff member or student?

  1. Log into OWA
  2. Click New mail
    new mail
  3. Click To:
    The below steps can also be used on Cc: and Bcc:
    click To:
  4. Click the Right pointing arrows right pointing arrows
    NOTE: The below screenshot shows the arrows pointing left because the menu has been expanded.
  5. Select desired Directory of where contact is located
    NOTE: Staff and Students will be the most commonly used option, but can select others if desired.
    contacts folder options
  6. Enter desired person you wish to search for and hit Enter on your keyboard
    NOTE: The system will list all available recipients and you can scroll through without searching if desired. Any recipients with '*' to the left of their name can not be emailed because they have a 'no electronic communication' flag on their record. This could be for a number of reasons eg disability etc. If you try to email them your email will bounce back advising they are not to be contacted via email.
  7. Click the '+' to the right of the persons name to add them as a recipient
    NOTE: If the person you have attempted to search for does not come up as a result you may wish to search for only their family name or first name to ensure correct spelling.
  8. Selected recipients will be listed after the To:
    Repeat Steps 4 - 7 until all required recipients are selected.
  9. Click OK to return to your email
    select recipients
  10. Enter appropriate email Subject:
  11. Enter email body/content
  12. Click Send
    body of email

Further Assistance

If you require further information or assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk on (08) 830 25000 or 1300 558 654.