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How do I configure Mac Mail (El Capitan)?

  • Open Mail.app
  • Select "Other Mail Account"
  • Click Continue
  • Fill in the following information:
  • Select Sign in
    • Username: (e.g., xyz123)
    • Account Type: Select IMAP
    • Incoming Mail Server: ucs.psu.edu
    • Outgoing Mail Server: authsmtp.psu.edu
  • Select Sign in
  • Select which options you want included with this account (Mail, Contacts, Calendar or Notes)
  • Select Done
  • From within your newly created email account
  • Select Mail then Preferences
  • Highlight your newly created account
  • Select Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): Edit SMTP Server List
  • Select Advanced
    • Port: 465
    • Authentication: Password
    • Username: (e.g., xyz123)
    • Password
    • Click OK