New students to U of T are automatically given a UTmail+ account. Your account is set up during UTORid activation. For more details, see the UTORid activation
If you are activating a UTmail+ account you will be given several options affecting the functionality of the UTmail+ system. Such as:
Privacy Options — This article explains how to remove yourself from the Global Address List, hide your free/busy status, and change your junk mail settings.
If you registered as a student at UofT prior to September 2011, see the article Activating a UTmail+ Account for Students who registered at U of T before September 2011.