Microsoft 365 Training and Plans for Box Storage

March 8, 2021 — Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office) has many collaboration, communication and storage features available to support your work. We have partnered with Microsoft to offer a series of online training sessions over the next few weeks. Sessions range in topics from Teams for Collaboration and Communication to Using Microsoft Planner and To Do. Learn more about…

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Follow Prompts to Restart your Computer for Windows Upgrades

Feb. 11, 2021 — To keep your University workstations secure, up to date with Microsoft patches and running on the latest operating system, the Division of IT will be pushing patches out once a month and operating system updates annually. You will see a pop-up on your Windows computer for patches and operating system updates.  Operating system messaging started…

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Cloud Mailbox Migration

Dec. 23, 2020 — As part of the university’s work to protect sensitive information, we are adding additional measures to keep our network safe from threats that may come through your email. University emails began to be upgraded to a more secure cloud environment on Jan. 5, 2021. You will receive an email when your account is set to…

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Maximizing Email Performance on Mobile

Sept. 25, 2020 — For best performance, it is recommended that you download and configure the Outlook app for your mobile device. Although the Mail app on your mobile device is fine for those who check email on their phone occasionally, the Outlook app is a robust solution for those who rely on email. Some added features of the…

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New Functionality With Microsoft 365

Aug. 3, 2020 — On Wednesday, August 5, changes will be made so that the link to reset your password on the Microsoft 365 login page will be functional. This change is a result of your requests and feedback. However, to be functional, it will force you to verify your authentication methods the next time you login to any Microsoft…

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New Tool: G Suite for Education

July 27, 2020 — Starting fall semester 2020, all UM System faculty, staff and students will have access to Google Apps for Higher Education (G Suite). This is in addition to Microsoft 365 for Education, allowing you to choose the tool that works best for you. You can collaborate anywhere with G Suite by co-editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations…

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Box Update

July 22, 2020 — On Wednesday, July 29, University of Missouri Division of IT will update the University's Box configuration. After the update, you will be required to accept an updated terms of service agreement through a pop-up window on your desktop or mobile device, or the next time you log in to Box via a web browser. The…

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Teams to Replace Skype for Business on June 1

May 14, 2020 — For those of us who regularly communicate using a chat client, Microsoft Teams will replace Skype for Business on June 1. Start getting familiar with Teams and all the features it includes. Chat Use Teams to chat one-on-one or with groups, just like you'd use Skype. Keep favorite channels, chats and teams at the top…

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Login Changes to O365/University Email on May 20

May 11, 2020 — On Wednesday, May 20, the login ID and password of your University Microsoft 365 account (including your email account) will be changed. Your actual email address and any personalized aliases that you have setup will not change. Here is some important information you need to know when accessing your account on or after this date.…

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DoIT Technology Update

May 11, 2020 — As the end of this semester approaches, I wanted to update you on the important technology changes the MU community will be experiencing over the next few months and throughout the next academic year. These changes are being expedited to increase utilization of other tools and allow us to eliminate duplicative services. The CIOs of…

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