From SkyDrive to SharePoint

Wondering where your SkyDrive account went? Do not worry because NWMSU is currently updating the university email system. The old Outlook Live email accounts have been replaced with Office 365 accounts.

Single Sign On and What It Means For You

Late in the 3rd week of August, 2013, Northwest Information Technology discovered that changing a network password remotely may take up to 24 hours to sync with a university email account; this proved to be troublesome to say the least.

Email Pointers

For those students who are new to Northwest, there are a few “good-to-knows” about the email system that may come in handy. Such pointers include: how to look up student/faculty email addresses, how to create folders within an inbox, and how to add a signature to the end of emails.

Where’s the cloud? Are we in the cloud now?

Cloud computing has become quite the buzzword in computing as of lately, but what is cloud computing? Where is this cloud? Cloud computing is basically accessing computer resources over the internet or any other network.

An eCard for any Occasion

The time of getting cards in the mail is a thing of the past. From my childhood, I can remember getting a card from relatives on vacation or for a special occasion like Christmas or the birth of a new cousin. I rarely receive snail mail anymore because email is so much faster and more [more…]

Tips and Tricks to Outlook Live

With Office Outlook Web Access, you can use a Web browser to access your Northwest Exchange Server mailbox from any computer with an Internet connection. You can use Outlook Web Access with Microsoft Internet Explorer or many other browsers for UNIX, Apple Macintosh, or computers running Microsoft Windows.  Here are some Tips and Tricks to [more…]

Tips and Tricks — January

Welcome to this month’s edition of Tips and Tricks, brought to you by your favorite Client Computing student staff (the PERTs if that was not obvious)! Many students are needing to change to a new password after coming back from break. To do this, press CTRL + ALT + DEL, and select the “Change a [more…]

Email Conversion Phase 3!!

On October 28th, phase 3 of the student e-mail conversion will be complete. The old sXXXXXX@nwmissouri.edu mail address will no longer exist after this date. Information or files that exist on the old e-mail will be lost, so if these are to be kept, forward them to the new email sXXXXXX@mail.nwmissouri.edu. Also, if e-mails are [more…]

Northwest Email Phase 2

As most of you know, and some of you don’t, we are slowly implementing a new email system here at Northwest for students. Transition to this new email system started last spring and has continued throughout the summer. We are now in phase two of three where all email is going to the new address, [more…]

Outlook Live / Calendar

 The Outlook emailing system provides many useful resources. You can access Outlook Live two ways. The first is to use the Microsoft Outlook 2010 shortcut on the start menu on all Northwest Missouri State University laptops.  If this is your first time using the Outlook shortcut you will need to follow these directions: Click start [more…]