UMail will be retired in early 2020 as it has reached end-of-life and will no longer be supported. Faculty and staff using UMail will receive additional information as migrations to Google Mail and Microsoft Exchange continue.
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.