Information Technology Services Centre - @Link Email
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  • @Link Email

    Students can use @Link, an email service under CUHK Office 365, to stay connect with the University. With opt-in procedures done, you can even use it after your graduation. It provides a 50 GB mailbox accessible across your devices.

     

    Available to
    Students, projects & alumni who graduates in / after 2000 with CUHK University Degree or above qualifications, including Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programs (PGDE)

     

    Service Charge and Application
    Students: Free; no application required
    Alumni who graduates in / after 2000: Free; opt-in procedures required

     

    Access to Service
    CUHK Office 365 Portal: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/o365
    Login ID: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for project accounts only)
    Password: OnePass (CWEM) Password

     

    Service Availability
    24 X 7 ; except maintenance period

     

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    1. Email Address & Mailbox Setting

    Mailbox Default Setting
    Default Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    Mailbox Size: 50GB
    Size Restriction on each Message: 20MB
    Mailbox Validity: For students, it depends on student account expiry date.

     

    Define Another Email Address with Alias for @Link
    With alias for @Link, you can define another @Link e-mail address. It will be

    • an unchangeable email address on top of your default e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
    • shown at the “From” field while others receive emails sent from your @Link.

     

    Define alias for @Link at http://cai.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/alias/ OR by mouse-over "I want to" on the top bar and clicking "Define email address". Click here for the step-by-step guide.

     

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    1. Using @Link on Your Device

    You can enjoy @Link service through

     

    If you are using other connection methods, please use the settings below to access @Link.

    Incoming Mail
    Connection Method: IMAP
    Server Name: outlook.office365.com
    Port: 993
    Encryption Method: SSL

     

    Outgoing Mail
    Connection Method: SMTP
    Server Name: smtp.office365.com or (for mailbox connection through Gmail) outlook-apaccentral.office365.com
    Port: 587 (Please go to More Setting > the Tab Outgoing Server > Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication - Use same settings as my incoming mail server) or
            (for mailbox connection through Gmail) 25 
    Encryption Method: TLS

     

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    1. Opting in @Link for Alumni

    Students who graduate in / after 2000 can opt in to use @Link email, OneDrive for Business, the related collaboration tools and the files stored inside after graduation. ITSC is supporting the opt-in process while Alumni Affairs Office is supporting the service for alumni.

     

    Opt in Procedures
    Before Graduation

    1. Define alias for @Link
    2. Go to MyCUHK >> CUSIS and MyStudy
    3. Click Life-Long Email Service Opt-In
    4. Read the terms of use and submit your application
    5. Your opt in result will be shown on screen

    Click here for the step-by-step guide.

     

    After Graduation

    1. Go to MyCUHK >> MyPage
    2. Click Life-Long Email Service Opt-In
    3. Read the instructions and terms of use
    4. Submit your application and your opt in result will be shown on screen

    Click here for the step-by-step guide.

     

     

     

     

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