Email, calendaring and tasks for faculty, staff and student employees

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Pinned Article Configuring Email on Android Devices

[Students, Faculty & Staff] This article will step you through sending and receiving emails from your TU university email account App on your Android Devices.

Pinned Article Configuring Email on iOS Devices

[Students, Faculty & Staff] This article will step you through sending and receiving emails from your TU university account on your iPhone and iPad.

Pinned Article Configuring Email on Mobile Device (iOS and Android)

[Students, Faculty and Staff] This article will help to Combine an Outlook and Gmail Account on a Mobile Device (iOS and Android).

Pinned Article Explore the Many Ways to Get Your Outlook Email

[Students, Faculty and Staff] Review the various ways to get your TU Outlook email from both on and off campus, including the Outlook desktop, web and mobile apps.

Pinned Article Learn Outlook Fast with Microsoft Training Videos

[Students, Faculty and Staff] The linked webpage presents a series of brief videos demonstrating how to use the various versions of Microsoft Outlook to create, send and manage email; manage contacts and tasks; and maintain a calendar.

Pinned Article Turning Off Conversation View (Video)

[Students, Faculty & Staff] This tutorial video demonstrates how to disable conversation view in Outlook for Web.

Adding Maildrop on Mac

[Faculty] In this video, we're going to go over how to request an animal drop to Outlook 2016 on your Mac.

Auto Forward Your Outlook Email Using Inbox Rules

[Students, Faculty and Staff] The linked webpage describes how to automatically forward your Outlook email to another address when necessary.

Block or Unblock Email Senders in Outlook

[Students, Faculty and Staff] The linked webpage describes how to block messages from specific senders and domains in Outlook, as well as how to unblock senders and prevent messages from going into your Junk folder.

Determine the Best Meeting Time with Scheduling Polls in Outlook

[Students, Faculty and Staff] The linked webpage offers a curated list of articles on using Outlook's Scheduling Poll feature to determine the best meeting time by easily identifying and suggesting possible times based on the invitees' calendars, then letting the invitees vote.

Forward Your Student Webmail from Google to Your Staff Outlook Account

[Students & Staff] If you’re a student employee and you have been assigned an Outlook Exchange account, you can combine your Webmail Powered by Google for student email and Outlook Exchange accounts to have all emails go to one place for easier management.

Import a Google Calendar Into Outlook

[Student, Faculty and Staff] The linked webpage describes how to export a Google calendar as an ICS file and import an ICS file into Outlook should the need arise.

Install and Explore the Outlook App for Android

[Student, Faculty and Staff]Microsoft provides a standalone Outlook app for managing TU email, calendars, contacts and tasks on your Android devices. This app is the only supported method for accessing TU email services on Android phones and tablets. Learn how to get the Outlook App on your Android device and familiarize yourself with its basic operations.

Install and setup of Office Apps for Android and iOS devices

[Students, Faculty and Staff] This article shows step-by-step instructions to install and set up Office apps and email on Android.

Learn About Outlook's Calendar Features

[Students, Faculty and Staff] Open the linked webpage to learn how to use your Outlook Calendar to create appointments and events, organize meetings, view group schedules, and more.

Microsoft 365 Student Migration FAQ for Faculty

[Faculty and Staff] Find answers to the questions most frequently asked by faculty and staff about the 2023 migration of student email and file storage from Google Workplace to Microsoft 365.

Request and Add a Maildrop

[Students, Faculty and Staff] A maildrop is a group mailbox assigned to a department or organization within the university. Maildrops allow one or more owners to send email messages from the maildrop's email address (e.g., blackboard@towson.edu) rather than from their personal email address.

Scheduling Meetings in Outlook using the Scheduling Assistant

[Faculty and Staff] The linked webpage describes how to use the Scheduling Assistant and Room Finder to include shared departmental rooms and equipment in Outlook Calendar items. The webpage includes separate instructions (tabs) for Microsoft 365 desktop, web, macOS and mobile versions of Outlook.

Set Up Outlook and Other Microsoft 365 Apps on Your Mobile Device

[Students, Faculty and Staff] Set up Outlook and other Microsoft 365 apps --- such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote --- on your iOS or Android mobile device.

Set Up the Microsoft Outlook App on Your Mac

[Students, Faculty and Students] Learn how to set up Outlook desktop software on your Mac.

Temporary Access to Other Exchange Mailboxes

[Students, Faculty and Staff] There may be situations where an individual needs to be granted temporary access to another individual's Exchange (Outlook) mailbox.

Use Common Mail Apps with TU Outlook Email

[Students] Email apps that will work with TU Outlook Email

Use Outlook to Access a Maildrop Without an Exchange Account

[Students, Faculty and Staff] A maildrop is a group mailbox assigned to a TU department or organization. Maildrops allow an owner to send mail messages from the maildrop's email address rather than from their personal email address. Maildrops are meant for faculty, staff and student employees. Students can access a maildrop without having an Exchange address to Outlook on their computer.

Use the Report Phish Button in Outlook

[Students, Faculty and Staff] To make it easy for the university community to report potential phishing attempts, a Report Phishing add-in is available in Outlook. This button lets you quickly delete and forward a suspected email to the Office of Technology Services (OTS).

Use the Scheduling Assistant in Outlook (Video)

[Students, Faculty and Staff] The linked video shows how to use the Scheduling Assistant in Outlook Calendar to handle complex meetings with many attendees. Topics include how to understand what the colored bars indicate, add attendees/resources, adjust the start and end times, send an update to the attendees and propose a new time.

Using Outlook Web App (OWA) with Maildrops and Shared Mailboxes

Outlook Web App (http://outlook.towson.edu) can be used to open a maildrop (group mailbox) or another person's shared mailbox or folder (like a calendar). If you are looking for general directions on requesting or using a maildrop, please see Knowledge Base 140805: Requesting and Using a Maildrop. When Outlook is available, it's still preferred to use Outlook to open the maildrop -- the linked article contains instructions.