Faculty and Staff Email System Upgrade

Faculty and Staff Email System Upgrade

February 16, 2016

The Faculty and Staff email system is being replaced by a new email system with many improvements.  We have started moving people to the new email system, we will be contacting you soon to schedule your upgrade.

The new email server provides the following improvements:

  • Larger email mailbox sizes
  • Auto-discovery easy setup (email settings will be populated automatically to most computers and mobile devices)
  • Improved client compatibility for Mac Mail, Mac Microsoft Outlook, improved Android support, improved Thunderbird support etc
  • Outlook Anywhere – Full Microsoft Outlook web connectivity from off-campus without requiring a VPN connection
  • A much improved Microsoft Outlook Web Application that works with all current web browsers and supports viewing shared calendars via the web
  • High availability email services (built-in email server clustering and redundancy protections)

The following link will answer the frequently asked questions about the email upgrade and has the step-by-step guides for setting up Android and iPhones with the new system.