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Setup Vacation Message

Information Technology

Gmail (Student)

  1. Login to your ECSU email account.
  2. In the upper right-hand corner, click the Setup Gear Gear.
  3. Select Settings link.
  4. Select the General tab.
  5. In the Vacation Responder section, select the Vacation responder on radio button.
  6. Fill in the date range, subject, and message.
  7. You can limit who can see your vacation response:
  8. Check the box next to Only send a response to people in my Contacts if you don't want everyone who emails you to know that you're away from your mail.
  9. If you use Google Apps, you'll also see an option to only send a response to people in your domain. If you check both of these boxes, only people who are in your contacts and your domain will receive the automatic response.
  10. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Microsoft Outlook Web App (Faculty/Staff)

  1. Log into your email Account.
  2. Click on the Options button.
  3. Under the Out of Office Assistant, select the "I'm currently out of the office."
  4. Type the message you would like to have automatically sent when someone sends an email message.
  5. Click on the Save and Close button.
  6. Click the Log Off button when finished to prevent the next user from accessing your account.

Note: To remove the vacation message, unselect "I'm currently out of the office.