Outlook 2011 for Mac

Required Software: 

Mac OSX (10.5.8 Leopard – 10.6.x Snow leopard) And Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac.

Switching from Entourage to Outlook 2011? 

It is recommended that you setup a new account rather than importing Entourage data into Outlook 2011 unless you have other accounts (home or personal) on your computer. 

Configuring Outlook 2011 for Mac:

1. Open Outlook 2011.

2. Choose Add Account from the new account wizard or in Outlook click on Tools/Accounts and click the "+" symbol to add a new account.

3. Choose Exchange Account

4. Add the following settings:

  • Email Address: Your Bowdoin email address (ex. dfish@bowdoin.edu)
  • Method: Username and password
  • Username: bowdoincollege\bowdoin username (ex. bowdoincollege\dfish)
  • Select Configure automatically

5. Click Add Account. (Depending on the size and number of emails in your account your email, calendar and contacts will take a few minutes to appear in your Outlook account.)