What Email Services are Available to Staff and Students?

Faculty and Staff Email Services

The Central Exchange email system is provided for the use of all UWCX faculty and staff, is the official email address provided by the University, and is the only email address that will be used for sending official announcements and notifications. Email services provided are:

  1. Appropriate amount of storage to support business operations
  2. Support for Internet browsers
  3. Ability to synchronize mailboxes with mobile phones via ActiveSync or IMAP and Blackberry devices via IMAP
  4. Supports email messages (including attachments) up to 50MB
  5. Spam and virus filtering
  6. Folders to organize email
  7. Global Address List of faculty, staff, and students

 

Student Email Services

Email is made available for students to support learning and for communication with the University and other students. The official email address for students is the email address provided by the University. The official email address is the only email address that will be used for sending students official announcements and notifications, and is the address faculty will use to communicate with students. A student's access to email will be removed if the student has not registered for a class for the previous 4 semesters. The parameter for disabling a student's account is directly tied to the timeline established by Student Services department for registration through the Student Information System.

UWCX student email services are provided using Office 365. Email sent to a student's UWCX email address is forwarded to the student's Office 365 mailbox. The student's UWCX and Office 365 email accounts are created during the registration process. Office 365 provides students with the following email services:

  1. 50GB of email storage
  2. Support for Internet browsers
  3. Ability to synchronize mailboxes with mobile phones via POP or IMAP and Blackberry devices using IMAP
  4. Supports email messages (including attachments) up to 20MB
  5. Spam and virus filtering
  6. Folders to organize email
  7. Directory of faculty/staff and students
  8. 25GB of secure online private storage known as the SkyDrive Pro

If a student prefers to receive their email at their personal address, they can forward their Office 365 email address to their personal email address.

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