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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.
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...
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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...