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On Friday, May 26, NIU’s Department of Information Technology (DoIT) will delete any remaining Google apps, Gmail and data as it completes the final move toward supporting a single, university-wide communication and collaboration system, Microsoft Office 365. NIU completed moving students to Microsoft Office 365 in August 2016, at which point Google Apps and Gmail...
On Friday, May 26, NIU’s Department of Information Technology (DoIT) will delete any remaining Google apps, Gmail and data as it completes the final move toward supporting a single, university-wide communication and collaboration system, Microsoft Office 365. NIU completed moving students to Microsoft Office 365 in August 2016, at which point Google Apps and Gmail...
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...
If you work from the Outlook on the Web (OWA) Client, you might have noticed a new feature has been added to your set of collaboration tools, Power BI. This powerful tool was first released by Microsoft in July 2015. With the licensing agreement between Microsoft and NIU, you now have access. What is Power...
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...
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The new NIU Division of Information Technology website will launch Friday, Nov. 6. Perhaps the best thing about the new site design is the Knowledge Base. The IT search looks at the DoIT website and the Knowledge Base to bring you “what is,” “how to” and “where is” answers to questions about IT at NIU....
Office 365 Student Advantage
Office 365 Student Advantage is up and running. As soon as it became available Aug. 15, students started signing in. By the end of the first day of fall semester, 1,844 students had signed in at O365.niu.edu. All students have a subscription as long as they are enrolled. They can install Office 365 on their...
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The Division of Information Technology Services is breaking ground on a new project to make the Microsoft suite of collaboration and communications tools, known as Office 365 for Education, available to the NIU community. Students will benefit first as they’ll be able to install the Office 2013 suite on personal computers and mobile devices for...