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GMail - Vacation Message

When using Gmail the Out of Office or Vacation Message must be set in the web version.

To set your message:

  • Click on Settings (cog icon top right of page)
  • Click on Settings
  • General tab (selected by default)
  • Scroll down to Vacation Responder


  • Click Vacation responder on
  • Enter the First day: date you want the message to show
  • Tick the Ends: box and enter the date you want the message removed. If no end date is placed, the message will continue indefinitely until it is turned off.

Please Note: If you don't see a start and end date you have an old browser and will need to update it.

LD Self ServiceLog Your Own Ticket

The University has provided a Self Service tool through which you can log your own tickets (jobs). You can also search for a previously logged ticket to check it's status. For urgent jobs you can phone the ITS Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for support.


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