Information and Communication Technology

Out of Office Messages (Staff)

How to add an out of office message to your personal University email:

To set an auto response in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013

  • Go to 'File'
  • 'Automatic Replies (Out of Office)'
  • Select 'Send automatic replies'
  • Compose the message you would like to send for 'Inside My Organization'
  • Compose the message you would like to send for 'Outside my Organization'.

If you also wish to schedule an auto response in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013...

  • Select 'Only send during this time range'
  • Set the date and time range required
  • If you do not specify a start and end time, auto replies will be sent until you click 'Do not send Out of Office auto-replies'
  • Click 'Ok'.

If you manage a shared mailbox and would like help adding an out of office message, please click here for instructions.

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