Junk Email and Spam Filtering

By the end of January 2018, the university plans to use Microsoft's Office365 Spam filtering service. This change will automatically reroute spam messages directly to your Junk Email folder. 

Important Notes:

  • All messages in the Junk Email folder will be deleted after 30 days.
  • Users should check their Junk Email folder periodically and check for messages that are not that's not junk/spam.
  • If an email you are expecting has not arrived in your inbox, please check your Junk Email folder.

Reporting Junk/Spam and Phishing Attempts

To report junk email messages:

  • Select the message or messages that you want to report as junk.

  • Click Junk

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  • Click Report

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Reporting phishing email messages:

  • Select the message or messages that you want to report as phishing

  • Click the Junk drop down arrow

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  • Select Report as Phishing

select report as phishing

  • Click Report

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Reporting messages as NOT JUNK: 

  • Select the message or messages that you want to report as phishing

  • Click Not Junk

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  • Click Report

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Reporting Spam through the Outlook Web App

Users can also Forward phishing emails to phishing@usask.ca and IT security will use this information to block the sender and the phishing link on campus to prevent others from accidentally following the link.

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