Sending Outgoing Faxes (Faculty and Staff)


University faculty and staff with an email address can send faxes at no cost from any device that they use to send email messages. To send a fax via email, start a new message in your email client and follow these steps: 



1. In the To: field, enter the fax number to which you are sending followed by (for example,

  • For international faxes, enter the fax number in this format:
    +[country code][phone number]

2. Type the subject of your fax in the Subject: field.

3. Add your fax message as an attachment or type a message into the body of the email.

4. Click Send.


  • A message-only fax can be sent by simply typing a subject and a message in the body of the email.
  • Outgoing faxes can still be scanned and sent from a Ricoh printer using a slightly different procedure (select Scan to Email, enter the ten-digit fax number followed by, then press Enter).
  • Supported attachment types are text (DOC, PDF, TXT), spreadsheets (XLS, XLSX), presentations (PPT), graphics (JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, PNG), web content (HTM and HTML but not JavaScript), and print (PS, PCL).


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