Focused Inboxes To Be Disabled by Default in Outlook and How to Enable

Microsoft 365 OutlookOne of the benefits of our move to the cloud in the Mailbox Migration project will be to provide easier configuration options for email clients, better security, and more mailbox storage capacity. To get there, we need to change some current configurations and security settings. Some of these, have already been completed, but come next Monday, January 23, 2023, we will set the Focus Inbox feature to off by default as another step in this project. Continue reading Focused Inboxes To Be Disabled by Default in Outlook and How to Enable

Faculty/Staff Email Accounts to Move to the Cloud

Email MigrationWhile SMU student email accounts were moved to our Microsoft 365 cloud service back in 2015, it is now time to finally move the rest of our accounts to the cloud.  This will simplify mailbox management and reduce the hardware and energy costs of self-hosted email servers. Since this migration is a huge undertaking, we would like to outline what to expect in the coming months.
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Back to School ’22: Pack the Essentials!

WelcomeAs the winds of summer (hopefully) start to cool, our Fall 2022 term comes closer to beginning on The Hilltop, and has already started for some! Whether you are a new Mustang just starting your journey or returning for another year, we’d like to give you a few pointers that can help make your return to campus as simple as possible so you can enjoy all of the experiences SMU has to offer! Continue reading Back to School ’22: Pack the Essentials!

Visio for the Web Now Available at SMU

VisioMicrosoft recently released Visio for the web as part of the Microsoft 365 Apps, and it is no longer only available as a standalone application for PC users. Whether utilizing a tablet, Mac, or PC, all users can now take advantage of the popular flowcharting and diagramming software, Visio, on the web. Continue reading Visio for the Web Now Available at SMU