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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato


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Office 365 Student E-mail

Microsoft Office 365 is the same fully featured e-mail service,l integrated calendaring, notes, task management and chat service provided as MavMAIL and MavCHAT since 2000 but is hosted by Microsoft.

The system provides:

  • 25 GB of message storage
  • Attachments of up to 35 MB
  • Built-in anti-spam filtering
  • Access from the Web, Windows or Mac computers,
  • Mobile devices (Apple IOS, Android, Blackberry, other) and POP/IMAP

In addition to personal accounts, department / scheduling accounts can be requested to assist with providing a single point of contact for a group or department or to schedule resources such as rooms.


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What To Expect Moving To Office 365

  • All of your existing e-mail, calendar, contacts tasks will be moved automatically.
  • All of the same full features, options, functionality you've come to expect in MavMAIL are included in Office 365.
  • Outlook for PC and Outlook for Mac will automatically know that your mailbox has been moved from campus to Office 365 so no configuration changes are needed.
  • If you use the web browser version of campus e-mail, the MavMAIL logo will be changed to Microsoft Office 365 (we can't change that to MavMAIL at this time).
  • If you connect to campus e-mail using a smartphone, you will have to change your Microsoft Exchange configuration options. See the list of e-mail clients above.
  • Shared calendars will still exist in Office 365.
  • All address books still exist in Office 365.
  • Your e-mail storage will be increased to 25GB