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Office 365 - Exchange Online

Last Updated: 10/08/2015


Exchange Online is Microsoft's cloud-based email and calendaring application included with the Office 365 suite, made available for faculty, staff, and student employees starting spring 2015.


  • Email and shared calendaring with 50GB of storage space
  • Improved Outlook Web App (same functionality across all modern browsers)
  • Global address list including name, department and phone information for all faculty and staff.
  • Email contact data for all people, resources and lists in Exchange Online environment
  • Accommodates multiple personal calendars, multiple group calendars, as well as resource calendars for scheduling of rooms, equipment, and other resources.
  • Built-in virus scanner.
  • Tight integration with Office 365 suite
  • Custom configuration abilitiies.

Outlook Web App

The Exchange Online service offers a web based email client through the university's Office 365 subscription. This web based email client is known as Outlook Web App.

Outlook  Web App Tutorials

If you use the Exchange Online web interface, refer to the following tutorials for more information on features:

Mail Client Configuration

General configuration settings:

  • Email address:
  • Username:
  • Password: IdentiKey password
  • Exchange server address:

*Note: If using software that does not support Exchange (e.g. Thunderbird) and connects using IMAP, you will need to enter as the outgoing server address and 587 as the IMAP port number.