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Messaging and Collaboration

CU Boulder Email

Service Who May Get It Features & Access
Gmail Current students provisioned before January 20, 2023 Current students use Gmail. Upon graduation, alumni are transitioned to Exchange Online to continue using their CU Boulder email account. 
Exchange Online Faculty, staff, student employees, alumni, retirees, and incoming students provisioned January 20, 2023 or later CU Boulder is transitioning entirely to Exchange Online for email. Starting January 20, 2023, students will be provisioned with Exchange Online alongside faculty, staff, alumni and retirees. Learn more about CU Boulder's future email direction.

Collaboration Applications and Tools

Service Who May Get It Features
Google Workspace Faculty, staff, students Calendar, Contacts, Google Docs, Drive, Forms, Hangouts, Sheets, Sites and more.
Microsoft 365 Faculty, staff, students Office Online, OneDrive, Teams, Sharepoint, Stream and more.

Email Delivery Settings Management

Service Who May Get It Features
IdentiKey Manager Faculty, staff & students Activate and manage IdentiKey accounts, manage email addresses and display name, and view accounts.

Special Purpose Calendaring

Service Who May Get It Features
University Communications Event Calendar Students, faculty & staff Web-based, publicly available event scheduling (offered through University Communications, not OIT)
UMC Event Planning Students, faculty & staff Room scheduling for the UMC and other generally available locations (offered through the UMC, not OIT)

Bulk/Mass Email Communication

Service Who May Get It Features
CU Boulder Today Students, faculty & staff CU Boulder's electronic newsletter captures campus news, important announcements, campus events and the stories that inform our campus conversation.
Administrative E-memos

Faculty/Staff, Faculty/Research, Students, & Campus-wide (urgent)

Specific messages delivered in bulk to targeted audience groups
Buff Bulletin Board Students, faculty & staff A site that is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events.
Email List Manager List owner-controlled; anyone with an email address may subscribe Shared email list specific to a topic or group
Course email Rosters Faculty Bulk email to students based upon class rosters
Exchange Distribution Lists Faculty, staff, and departments that are using our Exchange system. An email address that is created for a group of people and is used as distribution list.

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