Information Technology Services
E-Mail upgrade and downtime
The University of North Alabama is proud to present Office 365 for education—including email, instant messaging, group video and voice chat, and online document viewing and editing. With Office 365, students, faculty, and staff can access the same great Office 365 tools that businesses around the world use every day including:
Email and calendars
Cloud-based email and calendars powered by Microsoft Exchange Online using your domain name. • 25 GB storage per user
Cloud-based personal storage accessible from anywhere online or from your smart device app. • 7 GB storage per user
Rich online meetings with audio and video, desktop sharing, and virtual whiteboard. • Excellent for distance learning
Office Web Apps
Create and edit Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote documents using your favorite web browser.
Share files and documents with classmates. Create team, study group, or club sites. • Up to 300 sub sites
With Office 365, you will have access to many useful features, including:
You will continue to use the Microsoft Outlook Web App or Microsoft Outlook to view and send email from your school account, but you will sign in at https://outlook.com/una.edu using the same user name and password.
You can use Microsoft SharePoint Online for sharing files and Microsoft Office Web Apps for creating and reading documents.
Instant messaging and online meetings
You can use Microsoft Lync Online for both instant messaging and online meetings.
Microsoft storage and services
This personal account will give you access to all existing SkyDrive content, Messenger, and other Microsoft services. You will use the same user name and password that was used to access Live@edu.
• Sign into SkyDrive using your Live@edu user name and password
• Bookmark SkyDrive: https://skydrive.live.com
• SkyDrive Smart Device App: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/skydrive/mobile
If you use Internet Explorer 7 or earlier, you will need to upgrade to a newer version of Internet Explorer.
If you use Microsoft Outlook to read your email and use Microsoft Office 2003 or earlier, you will need to upgrade to Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010 to continue using Outlook.
For more information about the upgrade, see the Checklist for users.
If you have questions or need help, contact UNA’s IT Helpdesk via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.