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…

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 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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