This page details the basic navigation of the Outlook Web Application (OWA). Access OWA by typing into the web browser of your choosing. Click the links below to learn more about the basic navigation of OWA.

Using a desktop application?

System Modules

Located in the top left-hand corner of the Outlook Web App is the Waffle Menu that will allow you to navigate between the different modules in SFU Mail: Mail, Calendar, People, and Tasks.

Profile Photo

Clicking the profile photo icon in the top-right hand corner will allow you to perform tasks such as changing your profile photo, opening another mailbox, and signing out of SFU Mail.

Gear Icon

The Gear Icon beside the profile photo in the top-right will provide you with the majority of the options/preferences that you will need to setup in your account such as Rules, Out of Office messages, Signatures, etc.

Alerts Icon

The Alerts Icon will show all new notifications that have not yet been actioned upon. Click the alerts icon once to open the notifications pane on the right hand side of your inbox. This pane will stay open until you click the alerts icon a second time.

Quick Actions Ribbon

The quick actions ribbon above the inbox will provide you with a number of buttons that allow you to perform common actions such as composing a message, categorizing, flagging, replying to a message, etc.