While most of the questions we receive at the Alumni Helpdesk are about WesIDs and passwords, we get quite a lot of inquiries about email. The following help pages have been updated with the latest information about email account configuration as well as tips on transferring mail. General account configuration guidelines An example IMAP account [...]
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As of today SSL login is now required for all Cyrus e-mail accounts (i.e. Wesleyan alumni from the Class of 2008 and earlier). This change protects your password when you log in via an external e-mail client such as Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, on your phone, etc. If you have not enabled SSL for incoming [...]
As of September 18, 2012, all alumni through the Class of 2008 who connect to Wesleyan’s mailserver via POP or IMAP from their own e-mail client will be required to use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). After this change, non-SSL connections will not work. Whether you use Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, a mobile device, etc., you [...]
The following applies only to conventional alumni e-mail accounts (as opposed to GApps accounts). Scheduled outage Tuesday (tomorrow) REMINDER: the Cyrus e-mail server (webmail.wesleyan.edu) will be unavailable tomorrow, August 21, from 5:30-6:30 a.m. EST. This scheduled downtime is to allow for necessary system maintenance. E-mail will be unavailable during this time for alumni with Cyrus [...]
Members of the Class of 2012 are now eligible to sign up for Wesconnect, the alumni website and home of the Alumni Directory. Wesconnect is where you can update your contact information, find and network with alumni, read news and stay up to date with the latest events in your area. Sign up now using [...]
When you graduate your Student Portfolio is converted to a WesCareer Portfolio, providing ongoing access to your academic, advising, and financial information. You do not need to do anything to get a WesCareer Portfolio. This change happens automatically. If you plan to continue using your Wesleyan e-mail account, we suggest that you also sign up [...]
There was a problem with a Wesleyan e-mail server over the weekend that prevented some users from accessing their accounts. From the ITS Status blog: On Saturday, June 2, we experienced a hardware problem that affected some email accounts on the system. Between approximately 1:00 and 5:30PM, these accounts were inaccessible. Though precautions are in [...]
Next Saturday, April 28, Wesconnect will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance. The maintenance window is 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. This outage only affects the wesconnect.wesleyan.edu site. Other services such as E-Portfolio (WesNet), e-mail and the University site will not be affected.
This Sunday, March 11 ITS will be performing scheduled maintenance on all critical University systems. The scheduled maintenance window is 6:00AM–11:00AM. From the ITS Systems blog:* This is the most significant down time as all critical systems will be unavailable including email. We are performing a major operation which will help us reduce the scope [...]
What is Wesconnect? Wesconnect is a virtual meeting place where you and fellow alumni can connect with your Wesleyan friends, discover lifelong learning opportunities and other aspects of the Wesleyan experience, and network for social and professional purposes. Wesconnect gives you great tools to update biographical information, post class notes, message friends, register for events, [...]