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Email Configuration: Best Practices and Guidelines

Best practice for email at Beloit College is to use the Google interface (mail.beloit.edu). The other option is to configure your email client with IMAP or POP settings.

For a brief description of the difference between IMAP and POP, see this page.  Basically IMAP is a two-way connection with the mail server and POP is a one way download of mail from the server.

IMAP Configuration Instructions

POP Configuration Instructions