How do I set a vacation/out of office message for my email?
Set Gmail's Vacation responder to send an automated reply to incoming messages while you are away.
  1. Log into your Macalester email.
  2. Click Settings, located on the top right.
  3. Locate the Vacation responder: section.
  4. Click the Vacation responder on radio button.
  5. Complete the following options:
    First day
    Only send a response to people in my Contacts
    Only send a response to people in Macalester College

  6. Click Save changes.

NOTE: When a contact sends you several messages, this automated reply will be sent at most once every 4 days.

For instructions on how to set up a temporary voice mail greeting, see FAQ 537.

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