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Outlook for Mac

Microsoft Outlook 2011 Features

Check out these Microsoft resources to learn about the new features available in Outlook 2011:

Accessing your email

There are several email client options to choose from to access KU email services. Older versions of clients, not listed here, are not compatible with Exchange 2010. KU Information Technology can support the following configurations:

*To determine the version of Mac OS, go to the Apple menu, and click About This Mac.

Getting Ready to Use Outlook 2011

  1. Make sure your computer meets the installation requirements
  2. Purchase Office 2011 (see instructions for purchasing Microsoft products).
  3. See what's new and learn how to use Outlook 2011

Minimum Installation Requirements


Component Minimum requirement
Processor Mac computer with an Intel processor
Memory 1 GB of RAM recommended
Operating system Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later
Hard disk 2.5 GB of available hard disk space
Software Office 2011
Monitor 1280 x 800 or higher resolution monitor


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