Communication, Email, & Calendars

Communication, Email, and Calendars IconPhones, Skype, Office 365 Groups, OneDrive, Outlook, Calendar, Apps for Mobile Devices - we use so many products for communicating with one another that it can get confusing and overwhelming. We hope to help you explore these products and find out how YOU like to work most efficiently.

Getting Started with Email, Calendar, and Instant Messaging

NEWS: Employee "From" & "Reply" Email address changing to

Every student, faculty, or staff member at Western has a Microsoft office 365 account and mailbox. All you need to access your email, instant messaging, and other Office 365 features is a Web browser. For a richer experience make sure you have the latest version of Microsoft Office for Windows or macOS. 

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