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Saving vCard (VCF) to your Address Book

When using the Faculty and Staff Directory, the results will display with an option to download a contact into your address book. To save the contact information to your address book, do the following:

  1. Click on the contact card image next to the record listing . Downloadable Contact Card Information

  2. When prompted, click the save button to Save the file to your computer.
  3. Follow the appropriate directions for the Email program you use.


  • Open Outlook
  • From the File Menu select Open & Export > Import/Export...
  • When the dialog box opens you are asked to choose an option to perform.
  • Select Import a VCARD file (as shown below)
  • Screen Shot of Outlook Import and Export Wizard Dialog Box
  • Click the Next button
  • A second dialog box will appear to allow you to search for the saved file.
  • Select the file and click the Open button to import your contact file.