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NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will begin Thursday, Aug. 11, to switch student email from Gmail to Office 365. During the week-long transition, students can receive email in either Gmail or Office 365 until the switch is complete. Student Considerations DoIT will not move student email and files from Google Apps to Office 363....
Student email will remain in Gmail throughout the summer semester and switch to Office 365, starting Aug. 11; more communications are coming. Don’t wait until August to get started, however; students can begin moving their Google Drive content to OneDrive now. See how. Since 2014, NIU students have had access to free Office 365 features...
EDITOR’S NOTE: This initiative has been postponed. Watch NIU Today for further information.
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NIU’s Division of Information Technology will begin moving student email Tuesday, May 31, from Gmail to Office 365. The transition could take up to a week. During that time, students will receive email in Gmail until the switch takes place. No email or Google Drive data will be lost, but it will not be migrated...
Starting Monday, April 4, the attachment limit for Exchange email will increase from the current 25MB to 150MB. NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) moved faculty and staff email last year to Exchange in Office 365, usually referred to as Outlook. Attachments were limited to 25MB. At that time, DoIT did not have the capability...
NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will begin the cutover of student email from Gmail to the Office 365 platform Monday, May 23. This switch represents the final phase of a multi-year project to bring all of NIU into a single collaboration environment. After the move, students will send and receive email in the Outlook...
A widespread email phishing attempt is targeting many NIU email addresses today. These emails are not legitimate and should be deleted. For more information, call (815) 753-8100 or email [email protected]
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Recently, several variations of phishing emails have been tricking students, faculty and staff into thinking the email is from NIU. The email states that you must validate your NIU account information by clicking on a link or you will be blocked from your account. DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINK. This email is not from...
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As a result of the year-long project to migrate GroupWise email to Outlook, GroupWise access will be turned off at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 7. If you still use GroupWise for any purpose, contact the DoIT Helpdesk at (815) 753-8100 to find a different solution. As a precaution, although it will no longer be possible...
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By the end of February, nearly half of the campus will have migrated from GroupWise to Outlook for enterprise email and calendars. Outlook can be accessed through mobile devices, a browser-based Web App, and installed clients for Windows and Mac. It brings together the tools you need – your email, calendar, contacts and files –...
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The migration from GroupWise email and calendaring to Outlook has begun. NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) and some early adopters have already migrated, totaling about 350 mailboxes so far. By the end of 2014, more than 1,500 accounts will have converted to Outlook, including Housing and Dining, the Office of the Provost, the Office...
Telepressure!
[vsw id=”R4c0CO4NmfI” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Here’s a new techno-term that will likely resonate among many modern-day office employees: “workplace telepressure.” Northern Illinois University psychology researchers, who coined the term, define it as an urge to quickly respond to emails, texts and voicemails – regardless of whatever else is happening or whether one is even...
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