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Many UTPA faculty and staff have already taken the necessary steps to get ready for the Office 365 migration. Are you ready?

We want to help make your migration experience smooth and successful.

There 3 easy ways to get ready, choose the one that’s best for you.

1. Follow Preparation Instructions You can prepare for the migration on your own by following the preparations steps in the IT Website Help Section under Office 365.

2. Attend Office 365 Preparation Workshops Get guidance and assistance going through the steps for migration preparation. Register at http://training.utpa.edu

3. Call IT Help Desk
The IT Help Desk team can provide remote assistance and help you with the preparation steps. Call 956-665-2020.

Don’t delay, your migration date is coming soon!
High Level Migration Schedule

Thank You
Office 365 Project Team

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IT Website Help / FAQ –> Office 365  

  • How to prepare for Office 365 Migration – Steps & Instruction Guides
  • How to Remove Large Email and Calendar Items – Instructions & Video
  • Lync Setup – Instruction Guides
  • Reconfigure Email Clients to Mobile Devices – Instruction Guides

 

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Come on over and let us help you prepare for the Office 365 migration!

You will need to:

  • Register at http://training.utpa.edu
  • Bring your Computer Name located under UTPA System Information
    • Click Start –> UTPA System Information
  • Verify your computer is set up for Remote Desktop
    • If  you’re not sure, contact the IT Help Desk at 956-665-2020
  • Leave your computer ON to access via Remote Desktop

Don’t have time to attend?

Just follow the preparations steps in the IT Website Help Section under Office 365.

You can also contact the IT Help Desk at 956-665-2020 for assistance.

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Office 365 - Coming Soon~

Get your account ready for the Microsoft Office 365 migration happening soon!

We want to help make your migration experience smooth and successful so starting March 7, the Division of Information Technology (IT) will be offering hands-on Office 365 Preparation Workshops for PC users. Register to attend. Mac users, please contact the IT Help Desk for assistance at 956-665-2020.

Can I prepare for the Office 365 migration on my own?

Absolutely! Just follow the preparations steps in the IT Website Help Section under Office 365. You can always contact the IT Help Desk at 956-665-2020 for assistance.

Office 365 Preparation Workshop Sessions

Agenda and Workshop Goals:

Participants: You will need to:

  • Register for workshop at http://training.utpa.edu
  • Bring your Computer Name located under UTPA System Information
    • Click Start UTPA System Information
  • Verify your computer is set up for Remote Desktop
    • If you’re not sure, contact IT Help Desk at 956-665-2020 for assistance
  • Leave your computer on to access via Remote Desktop
  • Bring the encrypted USB drive assigned by the Chief Information Security Office, or use the MyShares drive on your computer to save any large attachments

 

Workshop Schedule:

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Let’s get ready to enjoy the great benefits and new features of Microsoft Office 365!

Thank you,

Office 365 Migration Support Team

Division of Information Technology

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Hey Broncs! Have we got some exciting news for you! If you thought your BroncMail was great, well now it’ll be even better!

Starting March 1st, the Division of Information Technology will be adding new Office 365 features to your BroncMail. In addition to your recent mailbox increase to 50GB in Outlook, your BroncMail will soon include OneDrive, formerly known as SkyDrive Pro, with 25GB of storage, and Lync for instant messages, Internet voice and video calls, and so much more!

 You will have access to these services and any data stored while you are enrolled at UTPA.

What is Office 365?

Office 365 (O365) is a full-featured system that offers online access to various Microsoft services and software built around Microsoft Office and lets you be productive – anywhere, anytime.

What are the benefits of Office 365?

Office 365 (O365) offers these great features:

 

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  • Mailbox size increases to 50GB
  • Manage your Calendar, Tasks, and Address Book
  • Easy to use on smartphones and tablets

Learn more about Outlook

 

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  • 25GB of storage
  • Share documents, files, and photos online.
  • Create, save and edit documents online
  • Work on documents with others at the same time

 Watch video and learn more about OneDrive.

 

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  • Instant Messaging (IM) and Chat
  • Internet voice and video phone calls
  • Online meetings and presentations
  • Multi audio and video conference
  • Screen sharing
  • Add a Profile Photo to your account

 Watch video and learn more about Lync

Thank you,

Office 365 Migration Support Team

UTPA email is moving to Microsoft Office 365!

Soon your Outlook mailbox will increase to 50GB and you will get OneDrive, formerly known as SkyDrive Pro, with 25GB of storage, Lync for instant messages, Internet voice and video calls, and more! Stay tuned in the coming weeks for the latest information about your migration to Microsoft Office 365.

When will my account be migrated to Office 365?

Accounts will be migrated in small waves according to division and grouped by departments. You will receive an email notice with your specific migration date. Below is a high level planned migration schedule, however, the divisional start dates may change as the project progresses.

 Migration Wave Schedule Timeline

High Level Migration Schedule

 How do I prepare my account for migration?

You will receive an email notice with steps on how to prepare your account for migration as the date approaches. You can get a head start by following the preparations steps found in the IT Website Help Section under Office 365.

 Let’s get ready to enjoy the great benefits and new features of Microsoft Office 365!

Office 365 - Coming Soon~

UTPA email is moving to Microsoft Office 365 this year. You’ll get a 50GB mailbox instead of the 5GB you have today. You’ll also get 25GB of online file storage space (OneDrive) and secure instant messaging (Lync). Stay tuned for more information about the move to Office 365 in the weeks ahead.

What is Office 365?

Office 365 (O365) is a full-featured system that offers online access to various Microsoft services and software built around Microsoft Office and lets you be productive – anywhere, anytime.

What are the benefits of Office 365?

Office 365 (O365) offers these great features:

 

Logo Outlook Small

  • Mailbox size increases to 50GB
  • Manage your Calendar, Tasks, and Address Book
  • Easy to use on smartphones and tablets

Learn more about Outlook

 

Logo OneDrive Pro Small

  • 25GB of storage
  • Share photos and videos, and access them from virtually anywhere.
  • Create, save and edit documents online
  • Work on documents with others at the same time

Watch video and learn more about OneDrive.

 

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  • Instant Messaging (IM) and Chat
  • Internet voice and video phone calls
  • Online meetings and presentations
  • Multi audio and video conference
  • Screen sharing
  • Add a Profile Photo to your account

Watch video and learn more about Lync

 Let’s get ready to enjoy the great benefits and new features of Microsoft Office 365!

On September 15, UTPA Bronc Mail will be upgraded to the latest version. You do not need to do anything to receive this upgrade. The appearance of your email will change from the yellow and orange theme to a sleek new blue and white interface.

The old Bronc Mail screen

The old Bronc Mail screen

 

The new Bronc Mail screen

The new Bronc Mail screen

There will be many improvements: Easier navigation, quicker access to your personal profile, and more powerful search.

Your email will also get some new features.

  • You can connect your account to LinkedIn and see your friends’ contact information in your Bronc Mail address book
  • Work with email even when you are not connected to the Internet
  • Attach files to email through drag-and-drop

A full detailed description of all the changes is available here.

Need some help? FREE online training is just a click away!

For more information please contact the Help Desk at (956) 665-2020

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