Eagle Account

Eagle Accounts allow users to access the campus network and other technology resources including University-owned computers and email (Eagle mail). To use any University-owned computers, login with your Eagle login and password. Unless otherwise noted, be sure the LOG ON TO section says CMCNET.

Your eagle account password expires every 365 days and you will receive email reminders starting 15 days prior to expiring.

Accessing Eagle Mail from an Office Computer

  • Choose the desktop icon for Microsoft Outlook or choose Outlook from the start menu under Microsoft Office.
  • The first time Outlook is opened there will an Outlook Startup screen, choose next to configure an email account. It will automatically fill in your email address. Choose next, then finish.
    Do not enable the Instant Search feature and check the box to not ask again. Do not set up an RSS feed. 

Accessing Web-Based Eagle Mail

  • Choose "Eagle Mail" from the top right of the CMU website.
  • Enter your CMU Eagle login and password when prompted
  • Important notes:
    • Your email address is CMULoginName@centralmethodist.edu. For example, if a CMU Eagle login is "jdoe", the email address will be jdoe@centralmethodist.edu.
    • There is a 500MB limit on your email mailbox. If you reach that limit you can no longer send or receive email. Be sure to keep your INBOX, SENT ITEMS, and DELETED ITEMS folder cleaned up as much as possible. Remember attachments can take up a lot of space.
    • Changing your CMU Eagle password: Your eagle account password expires every 365 days. email reminders will be sent starting 15 days prior to the password expiration date.
    • All email is scanned with Symantec Anti-Virus.

In addition to the sections below, authorized users must also follow our Acceptable Use Policy sections related to email and other University policies.

Retention

Once an email message is deleted or purged, the University cannot guarantee the recovery of that email message

Backups of the entire email system are performed on a regular basis. These backups enable the University to recover the entire email system in the event of a disaster.

Mass email

Mass email is unsolicited email sent to more than 250 internal or external email addresses, regardless of whether the email is sent in one or several messages. Since it can degrade the email service for all users, only use attachments when absolutely necessary.

 
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