December 5, 2018

Action needed on your UW Windows Live account before Dec. 31, 2018

UW Windows Live (also known as UW Outlook Live, Live@edu, or MyUW.net.), will fully retire on Dec. 31, 2018. As of that date, access to your UW Windows Live account will end and shortly after any content stored on it will be permanently deleted, including all email, contacts, folders, files, etc. Be sure to migrate any email and files you wish to preserve to another service before that date. Only your UW Windows Live account will be deactivated. Your UW NetID and UW email address are not being deleted or deactivated.

Action needed by alumni, retirees, former UW students, staff and affiliates on UW Windows Live account before December 31, 2018

UW Windows Live (also known as UW Outlook Live, Live@edu, or MyUW.net.), will fully retire on Dec. 31, 2018. Former UW students, faculty, and staff, as well as non-emeriti retirees, alumni, and affiliates who have a UW Windows Live account, are responsible for migrating email, calendar events, and contacts to a personal email service by Dec. 31, 2018. As of that date, access to your UW Windows Live account will end and shortly after any content stored on it will be permanently deleted. Be sure to migrate any email and files you wish to preserve to another service before that date. Only your UW Windows Live account will be deactivated. Your UW NetID and UW email address are not being deleted or deactivated.

December 4, 2018

Reminder: Action required on your Shared UW NetID Deskmail account before December 31, 2018

The UW’s legacy email systems — UW Deskmail (also known as Alpine, Web Alpine, Pine) and Email Delivery Manager (EDM) — will fully retire on Dec. 31, 2018. As of that date, your Shared UW NetID Deskmail account will be automatically deactivated and shortly after email stored on it will be permanently deleted. Be sure to migrate any email and files you wish to preserve to another service before that date. Only the UW Deskmail account associated with your Shared UW NetID will be deactivated. Your Shared UW NetID and Shared UW email address are not being deleted or deactivated.

Reminder: Action required on your UW Deskmail email account before December 31, 2018

The UW’s legacy email systems — UW Deskmail (also known as Alpine, Web Alpine, Pine) and Email Delivery Manager (EDM) — will fully retire on Dec. 31, 2018. As of this date, access to your UW Deskmail account will end and shortly after email stored on it will be permanently deleted. Be sure to migrate any email and files you wish to preserve to another service before that date. Only the UW Deskmail account associated with your UW NetID will be deactivated. Your UW NetID and UW email address are not being deleted or deactivated.

November 30, 2018

Deskmail, Windows Live will be retired in 20 business days

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To avoid loss of email and files stored in your mailbox, migrate individual and Shared NetID accounts that are on UW Deskmail and UW Windows Live to an alternative email service prior to December 31, 2018. Access to these two retiring email services will end and mailbox data stored in these email programs will be…

October 3, 2018

Migrate UW Windows Live account email before Dec. 31

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Migrate email from UW Windows Live (UW Outlook Live, Live@edu, MyUW.net) to UW Exchange Online (UW Office 365) or UW Gmail before the service expires on Dec. 31, 2018. Learn what steps you need to take to verify your UW Windows Live Account status, migrate the content you want to save and deactivate your account.

July 11, 2018

Access to email ending on July 31 for alumni, retirees, other groups

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Alumni, former students, faculty and staff, and retirees (with some exceptions) should move personal email and files to a private service. Access to their UW email service will end on July 31, 2018. These groups are no longer eligible for a UW email service, including UW Deskmail, UW Exchange Online, UW Gmail, and UW Outlook…

May 23, 2018

Deskmail, Alpine and Pine to retire Dec. 31, 2018

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The UW is modernizing its email services, which will involve retiring Deskmail, Alpine and Pine by Dec. 31, 2018. The goals are to provide modern tools, to facilitate compliance and to protect sensitive data. The two email options, UW Exchange Online and UW Gmail, will be limited to current UW community members. Retirees and UW…

May 18, 2018

Graduating in June? Remember to migrate personal files and email

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Before you leave the University, set up a private email account and forward any personal mail or personal files from your UW account to your private account. Keep in mind that computing services, including U Drive, UW Gmail and UW Exchange Online, expire on the 10th day of the second quarter that you are not…

May 16, 2018

Action needed on your Shared UW NetID account

UW Deskmail, the UW’s legacy email system, will be fully retired on Dec. 31, 2018. As of that date, Shared UW NetID Deskmail accounts will be automatically deactivated and email stored on these will be permanently deleted. Shared UW NetID owners/administrators are responsible for migrating email and files to UW Exchange Online (Microsoft Office 365) or to UW Gmail (Google G Suite) before Dec. 31, 2018.

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