Using the vacation utility to leave mail notification while you are gone for a time
Reviewed by Bil Hays 5/2/14
This page gives pointers to the vacation mail options on Gmail and on the campus Exchange server. If you use vacation mail, please note that it is unwise to give too much information in vacation mail, lest you alert thieves that you are out of town.
Vacation on Gmail
Users who read mail from Gmail can set a vacation message using the info at Google Automatic Reply Help.
Vacation on the Campus Exchange Server
For users on the campus Exchange server, see info on the Exchange “Out of Office Assistant” at Sending Out of Office notices automatically with an Exchange account.