SquirrelMail Web-based E-mail

SquirrelMail is a standard based web e-mail client that supports IMAP and SMTP protocols. It also provides other highly configurable features like:

  • Address Book
  • Spell Checker Options
  • Folder Manipulation
  • Message Highlighting

Use SquirrelMail by logging in with your engineering username and password at https://www.egr.msu.edu/mail/.

SquirrelMail Frequently Asked Questions and Advanced Configuration

What is Message Highlighting?

If you are subscribed to many mailing lists, it is very hard to distinguish which messages came from where. With Message Highlighting, you can have the background color of all messages from one mailing list different than the color of another.

How to Subscribe to Folders

  1. Log in to your SquirrelMail account.
  2. Click the Folders link at the top of the page. (image)
  3. The last section of the page on the right hand side lists the folders you can subscribe to. Choose the folder you want to subscribe to and click Subscribe.  (image)