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Messaging and Collaboration

CU Boulder Email

ServiceWho May Get ItFeatures & Access
GmailCurrent students provisioned before January 20, 2023Current students use Gmail. Upon graduation, alumni are transitioned to Exchange Online to continue using their CU Boulder email account. 
Exchange OnlineFaculty, staff, student employees, alumni, retirees, and incoming students provisioned January 20, 2023 or laterCU 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

ServiceWho May Get ItFeatures
Google WorkspaceFaculty, staff, studentsCalendar, Contacts, Google Docs, Drive, Forms, Hangouts, Sheets, Sites and more.
Microsoft 365Faculty, staff, studentsOffice Online, OneDrive, Teams, Sharepoint, Stream and more.

Email Delivery Settings Management

ServiceWho May Get ItFeatures
IdentiKey ManagerFaculty, staff & studentsActivate and manage IdentiKey accounts, manage email addresses and display name, and view accounts.

Special Purpose Calendaring

ServiceWho May Get ItFeatures
University Communications Event CalendarStudents, faculty & staffWeb-based, publicly available event scheduling (offered through University Communications, not OIT)
UMC Event PlanningStudents, faculty & staffRoom scheduling for the UMC and other generally available locations (offered through the UMC, not OIT)

Bulk/Mass Email Communication

ServiceWho May Get ItFeatures
CU Boulder TodayStudents, faculty & staffCU Boulder's electronic newsletter captures campus news, important announcements, campus events and the stories that inform our campus conversation.
Administrative E-memosFaculty/Staff, Faculty/Research, Students, & Campus-wide (urgent)Specific messages delivered in bulk to targeted audience groups
Buff Bulletin BoardStudents, faculty & staffA site that is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events.
Google GroupsList owner-controlled; anyone with an email address may subscribeShared email lists specific to a topic or group
Course email RostersFacultyBulk email to students based upon class rosters
Exchange Distribution ListsFaculty, 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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