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Office 365 is the primary campus email and calendaring service for Faculty, Staff and Students.   The service can be used through a web interface and email clients such as Microsoft Outlook, as well as mobile devices.  From this page you can find configuration instructions, answers to frequently asked questions, and information on various clients and mobile devices using Office 365.

As phishing scams are becoming more common and problematic for users, please see How to Recognize and Avoid a Phishing Scam 


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Monday, July 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:00pm

Office 365 is experiencing intermittent issues for a small, select group of users trying to connect to the email server.  Users may receive an error about not connecting in Outlook, OWA or on their mobile device.   Microsoft is aware of the issue and is working on restoring service to the affected servers.  Microsoft is monitoring the service as it stabilizes. Most users are not experiencing any noticeable impact at this time.

Last updated: 
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:01pm