How do I access my email account from home?

The easiest way is to use the DIT Portal which is available from anywhere on the Internet.  To log in use your assigned username (usually your staff number) with your password.  To manage your password, go to  For any email account queries, please contact the Service Desk at, ext. 3123.

If you need to use an email client such as Thunderbird or Microsoft Outlook, use the following settings:
Incoming server:
Outgoing server:
You must turn on SMTP authentication for an email client to function outside the DIT network.

If you use a laptop at home and in work, you may use the above settings when connected to the DIT network also.

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