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Office 365 New Email & Calendar Platform 5/21

Posted April 27, 2016

As you know, Bryn Mawr College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21, 2016. We expect a maximum of 24 hours downtime as we transition from one service to the other. While all mail, calendar appointments and contacts are expected to migrate automatically, not all aspects […]

Take an Email Vacation 5/21!

Posted April 7, 2016

The College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21. Sit back, relax, and take an Email Vacation! (We expect to keep downtime to under 24 hours.) It’s not too soon to start planning your trip. Consult our FAQ, browse through Weekly Features, or join us for […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #8: Office Online

Posted April 7, 2016

For this week’s Office 365 feature, we’ll explore the benefits and functionality of Office Online in greater detail. With the College’s transition to Office 365 for email and calendar, all community members will also have access to Office Online, consisting of web-based versions of popular Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. Office […]

Office 365 Demo 4/5 4pm

Posted April 4, 2016

Curious about what your new email and calendar will look like? Leaving campus for the summer and want a preview before our late May launch? Join us for a live demo of Office 365: Tuesday, 4/5 • 4pm • Thomas 110 Wednesday, 5/4 • 4pm • Thomas 110 We’ll address common tasks and new features, with […]

LITS Launches New Messaging Service, Bunches of Benefits Realized

Posted April 1, 2016


Office 365 Weekly Feature #7: OneDrive for Business: Oh, the Capabilities!

Posted March 31, 2016

For this week’s Office 365 feature, we put Microsoft 365’s OneDrive for Business under the microscope. We’ll be highlighting the professional cloud storage platform’s powerful and plentiful capabilities that will make it easier to access, share, and collaborate on files. At its core, OneDrive for Business’ primary job is to provide a convenient and secure […]

LITS Launches Office 365 Learning Opportunities!

Posted March 28, 2016

In late May 2016, the Bryn Mawr College community will begin using Office 365 as the new email and calendar platform. We know this is a big change, and we’re pleased to offer a rich program of learning opportunities that will help ease your transition and help you become familiar with some of the new and exciting supported […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #6: Organizing Your Inbox

Posted March 23, 2016

As LITS’ weekly Office 365 feature series continues, we highlight ways you can streamline your inbox. Organize visually with categories, colors and more; reduce noise with rules, clutter and sweep. Reorganize, Rearrange, Redecorate! Office 365’s clean look and numerous options encourage you to customize your experience to suit your organizational style. Quickly scan your inbox […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #5: Improved Mobile Experience

Posted March 16, 2016

As LITS’ weekly Office 365 feature series continues, we highlight significant improvements to your mobile experience. Sync your mobile device using its native email and calendar apps (we’ll show you how) or use your browser for on-the-go access anywhere! You’ve Got Mail Options Staying in Sync is Easy We’ll provide instructions and hands-on help with […]

Class of 2020, Welcome to Email at Bryn Mawr!

Posted March 14, 2016

For those of you in the Class of 2020 who want to get started right away with your Bryn Mawr email, we’ve created a short video to help you get started! We’ve made this video to let you know that you can access your email right away on the current Zimbra platform, as well inform […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #4: OWA Calendar — Tools for Calendar Ninjas

Posted March 2, 2016

For this week’s Office 365 feature, we take a closer look at the Calendar tool within the Office 365 Outlook Web App for Business. The OWA provides a capable calendaring tool with a simple, clean, and responsive user interface; it offers features that will help keep the busiest bees’s calendars organized and navigable. In addition […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #3: Hello, Outlook Web App! And Everything is Connected!

Posted February 24, 2016

The purpose of this week’s Office 365 feature is two-fold; first, you’ll get a brief tour of the sleek Outlook Web App for Business (Office 365’s professional email, calendar, address book, and task manager tool). Then, we’ll highlight the interconnected design of Office 365. In addition to robust email and calendar tools, Office 365 brings […]

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