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Email Tutorials

FirstClass

Are you looking for the FirstClass tutorial page? Find it here.

For more information on the FirstClass client go to the FirstClass information page.

With FirstClass, you can login over the web or you can connect your email program (Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, etc.) to your Firstclass mailbox via a standard POP protocol.

By doing this, the email will be physically stored on your personal computer, and virtually you will have no mailbox size limitations. You will also be able to have more options in organizing and filtering content, this method is not without it's limitations however, you can only access your mailbox, you can not access the more powerful features such as conferences. Thus, you may still need the Firstclass client handy. Find suitable mail clients here.

FirstClass POP3 Settings:

  • Incoming Server: pop.umit.maine.edu (requires your FirstClass username/password)
  • Outgoing Server: mail.maine.edu (requires your UMS ID/password [same as Blackboard] & SSL)
Maine.edu Mail

With your maine.edu account, you can login over the web or you can connect your email program (Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, etc.) to your Firstclass mailbox via a standard POP protocol.

By doing this, the email will be physically stored on your personal computer, and virtually you will have no mailbox size limitations. You will also be able to have more options in organizing and filtering content.

Additionally, you can set it up so the mail is automatically forwarded to any other address on the internet. Say one you check frequently (like your FirstClass.)

Maine.edu POP3 Settings:

  • Incoming Server: mail.maine.edu (requires your UMS ID/password [same as Blackboard])
  • Outgoing Server: mail.maine.edu (requires your UMS ID/password [same as Blackboard] & SSL)

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