Note: As of Fall 2013, all undergraduates use Apps at UMass Amherst for their University email.
UMail will be retired in 2019 as it has reached end-of-life and will no longer be supported. Graduate students can switch to Google Mail in spring 2019. Faculty and staff will receive additional information in summer/fall 2019.
UMail on the Web is UMass Amherst's Web-based email system. It provides members of the university community access to their email account from any computer with an Internet connection.
Need Help with UMail on the Web?
- Search for instructions at the IT Support Center.
- See a full list of our UMail on the Web documentation.
UMail on the Web Features
- Automatic refresh.
Set how often UMail on the Web refreshes your Inbox and other folders.
- Various options for viewing & forwarding mail
View and forward multiple messages at once from your Inbox or any other folder. On any message screen, click View Thread to see messages organized around replies.
- Compose messages in HTML
When composing a message, switch to HTML composition to format paragraphs, adjust fonts, or insert hyperlinks. Switch back to Plain text composition any time.
- Enhanced search functionality
No need to type search criteria over and over again! UMail on the Web saves your recent searches (at the top of your Search screen).
- Inline quota status toolbar
Check your Quota status right from your Inbox (at the bottom of the page). A red status bar means that your account is almost full.
- Strip attachments
Remove attachments you've already downloaded to your computer without erasing the original message.
- Unicode & multilingual support
UMail on the Web supports Unicode, making it easier to compose messages in 20 different languages, including those that do not use the Latin alphabet.