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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

E-Mail Remote Access

  • The Outlook Web Access servers can only be reached from outside the Beltsville Area using a VPN account. The VPN client must be installed on your desktop or laptop computer.

  • The Outlook Web Access servers can be reached from within the Beltsville Area without using a VPN account

  • Use any Internet browser to access the new Outlook WebApp at:
    http://mail.usda.gov

Login instructions

Outlook Web App Screen Shot
  • Enter your ARSNet\userid (usually first name.last name). Be sure to include "ARSNET\" as part of your login.

  • Click the "Sign in" button

  • This opens an intuitive web-version of the normal Outlook software

  • You may be prompted to enter location preferences when you log in for the first time. Change to the correct time zone from the pull-down list.

  • Contact your local or Institute IT Specialist for help if needed.

Contacts for Local IT Support
 
BA IT Section - 301-504-6182, ARS-BA-CompServ@ars.usda.gov

ANRI IT - 301-504-8368, ARS-BA-ANRI-IT@ars.usda.gov

BHNRC IT - 301-504-8764, ARS-BA-BHNRC-IT@ars.usda.gov

PSI IT - 301-674-7940, ARS-BA-PSI-IT@ars.usda.gov

USNA IT- No phone, ARS-BA-USNA-HelpDesk@ars.usda.gov

VPN SharePoint Download Site
 
https://arsnet.usda.gov/sites/BA/VPN/default.aspx
 
ARSNet Login and Password required (Same as Outlook)

Last Modified: 11/9/2011
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