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Microsoft 365 Upgrade Begins Jan. 5

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. Beginning Jan. 5, 2021, university emails will be incrementally upgraded to a more secure cloud environment. If you are using the Outlook application on your desktop or…

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Student Wireless Hotspots Now Available

Nov. 16, 2020 — With moving to “mostly” online learning from Nov. 30, 2020 to Dec. 18, 2020, enrolled students needing internet access may request a wireless hotspot from the Division of IT by completing this form: https://missouri.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7UJy2bIRhqfJ2Zf. Once you receive a confirmation, pick up the hotspot at TigerTech in the MU Student Center from Nov 16-20.  After Nov.…

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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 and Improved – Software Anywhere

Aug. 7, 2020 — We have upgraded this service to a new platform – Amazon AppStream 2.0 -  which is faster and easier to use.    Software Anywhere provides MU students, faculty, and staff access to University software, such as SAS and SPSS, online from any computer connected to the internet.  Check out how to access the new Software Anywhere…

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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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Adobe Creative Cloud for $40 a year- What a great price!!

July 20, 2020 — The University has negotiated a low price for Adobe Creative Cloud for our students, faculty and staff. Students can purchase and download the suite at https://missouri.onthehub.com. For faculty/staff, consult with your IT professional who will assist you with the software purchase for your university computer. The license year is July 22, 2020 to July 21,…

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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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