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Congratulations! You have successfully connected to the Internet and can access your email.


Email Address

Your email address is your public Missouri State University ID followed by @missouristate.edu. For example, if your public ID is abc123, your email address is abc123@missouristate.edu. To find other campus email addresses, use Search.

Accessing Email

You can read and send email with programs such as Bearmail or Microsoft® Outlook®. For more information on setting up an email client, please visit our Bearmail Client Setup Guides.

Bearmail Grrrr!

Bearmail is a web-based system to read and send email. To use Bearmail, you only need a web browser, such as Internet Explorer. Point your web browser to http://bearmail.missouristate.edu and log in with your new Missouri State SGF Domain or if you have a classic account, use SMSU.

Microsoft® Outlook®

Microsoft® Outlook®  is a desktop information management program that helps you manage your email, appointments, contacts, and tasks, as well as track activities, open and view documents, and share information. Outlook®  comes with Microsoft® Office or can be purchased separately.

If you experience problems using Outlook®,  you may want to try the Microsoft® Outlook® web site.

For more information on using and configuring Microsoft® OutlookTM, please see Introduction to Microsoft® Outlook® or Outlook®Dialup Instructions.

POP or IMAP

You can use many programs to check your email from home or office. When you use these email clients to check email from a home modem, Missouri State University refers to them as POP mail or IMAP mail clients (depending on your type of connection).

If you wish to set up a POP mail or IMAP mail client, please visit the Bearmail IMAP and POP3 setup guide for the latest settings.