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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Action needed on your UW Deskmail email account

The UW’s legacy email systems – UW Deskmail, Alpine, Web Alpine, Pine, and Email Delivery Manager – will be fully retired on Dec. 31, 2018. Learn what actions current UW employees, students, Emeriti Faculty and Emeriti Librarians must take before Dec. 31, 2018. And learn what action non-emeriti retirees, alumni, former staff, and former students must take before Jul. 31, 2018.

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May 11, 2018

Upcoming changes to UW email services for UW alumni, former students, and former affiliates

The UW is modernizing its email services to provide current students, faculty and staff with the latest email, collaboration and productivity tools, to facilitate compliance, and to protect sensitive data. This effort will involve significant changes, including that the UW can no longer support email and collaboration services for alumni, former students, and University affiliates. Effective Jul. 31, 2018, their access to the email and collaboration services will end, and all data will be deleted.

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