Receiving and Managing Messages

SFU connect offers a range of basic functions. Click on composing messages, receiving message, systems folder, using trash and SFU directory search on the right for more information and step-by-step instructions.

Retrieving new mail

By default, new email messages automatically appear in your inbox. They appear in bold text and are marked with a blue circle symbol. 

You can also click on the 'Refresh' button located at the top right corner to get new messages.

Viewing the number of messages in your inbox

To see how many messages you have in your Inbox, or in any other mail folder, hover your cursor over the folder. The number of messages in the folder is displayed along with the size of the folder.

Printing an email message

To print an email message:

  • Click to select the message you wish to print.
  • Click on the 'Print' button  in the toolbar, located just to the left of the 'Reply' button.
  • A printer-friendly version of the message will appear, as well as the standard print dialogue.

A quick way to launch a printer friendly version of a message is to use the keyboard shortcut:

  1. Select the message(s) you wish to print.
  2. Press "p" on your keyboard.