All students who register for classes at Park University automatically have a free Pirate Mail email account assigned to them within 48 hours of registering for classes. Before you can use any of the PirateMail features, you must connect to your email account. This is how you can send and receive email through Pirate Mail. All official Park University email correspondence will be sent to you at this address. To login to Pirate Mail: Step 1: Go to http://www.park.edu/piratemail. Click on the “Login to Pirate Mail” link. Step 2: Fill in the Username box using your student/Park ID number. In the password box, enter your OPEN password. If you don’t have your OPEN password you will need to contact your local Park Campus Director to obtain it. Step 3: Once you have entered your Username and Password, click the "Login" button to proceed. What is my email address? Pirate Mail addresses typically follow this format: FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME@pirate.park.edu To see what your email address is, click the Compose button. The From: field will display your email address. Example: John Doe’s email address would be firstname.lastname@example.org (note: email addresses are not case sensitive). For more information on using Pirate Mail Go to http://www.park.edu/help/email.asp or click on the “For Help with Pirate Mail” link from the Pirate Mail login page. You can also email email@example.com or call between 8 am - 6 pm CST, Monday through Friday, at 800-927-3024 for assistance. NOTE: Pirate Mail currently will NOT support connectivity via Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, Netscape Composer or any other POP3 client software package.
If you need assistance with Pirate Email please contact Information Technology Services Help Desk:
Phone: Hours: Location: Email: Fax: (816) 584-6768 or 1-800-927-3024 Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm Park University, Parkville, Missouri Campus firstname.lastname@example.org (816) 505-5439
Frequently Asked Questions located at http://www.park.edu/help/emailFAQ.asp * What is my login information? Pirate-Mail requires a username and password.
Your username is your Park ID number. Your password is the same as your OPEN password, if you have not changed your OPEN password. Changing your password in OPEN does not change it in Piratemail.
* I forgot my password! If you do not know your password, your campus
administrator, or fill out the form at the following link (Note: You must have another email account for the form to work). http://www.park.edu/help/mailPassword.asp
* What is my email address? To see what your email address, click the Compose
button. The "From:" field will display your email address (Ignore the "(Default Identity)" section).
* How do I read my messages? To read a message, click on the Sender's name or on
the subject of the message. When message is displayed, you can reply, delete, and/or forward the message. You can also Blacklist the sender's email address. Clicking on an email address will bring up the Compose window with that email address in the "To:" field.
* How do I move/delete messages? Each message has a checkbox to the far left of
it. This is used to choose which messages to manipulate. Moving messages: Select the messages to move. On the right side of the screen, just above your messages, is a dropbox labeled "Messages to". Select the mailbox to move your messages to and then click the copy link or the move link. Deleting messages: Select the messages you wish to delete. Click the delete link that is just above (or below) the checkboxes.
* How do I spell check? At the Compose window, click on the Spell Check icon.
This will load another screen. It will display three spelling errors at a time. It will display the word that it does not recognize a drop-box with suggestions, and a text box for your own correction. When you fixed the displayed spelling mistakes, click the Next button.
When you have finished correcting all mistakes, press the done button. This will take you back to the Compose screen.
* How do I attach a file? At the Compose window, click the Attachments icon or
scroll to the bottom of the Compose window. There is a section labeled "Attachments". Click the Browse button to select which file to attach. The name of the file will appear in the text box next to the Browse button. Click the Attach button to upload the file to PirateMail. A confirmation/error message will appear. Each attached file is listed and their size is given. PirateMail will not send emails that are over 2MB in size. To remove an attachment, click on the check box next to the file name, and then click Remove Selected.
* What is a return receipt and how do I use it? A return receipt is used to verify
that your message has been delivered to its destination and/or that it has been read. When you use this, a message will be sent to you indicating that the message was delivered.
* What is Auto-Forwarding? Auto-forwarding sends all of your incoming messages to another e-mail account that you have elsewhere. How do I set it up? Click the
Forwards icon. You will be given a text box to enter your other e-mail address in. After entering the address, enter your password into the textbox at the bottom and click Submit. You will be given a confirmation/error message.
* How do I add a signature? From the Options screen, click Personal Information and then the Edit your Identities link. From the drop box, select Default Identity. You can override the default display name (not your email address) by filling in the Full Name box. Below that is the box for your signature. After modifying your signature, click the Change button at the bottom of the page.