Messaging & Collaboration

UWin Gmail (students) and Office365/Outlook (faculty/staff), instant messaging and on-line meetings (Skype).

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Office 365 - E-mail & Calendar

Microsoft Office 365 is a productivity, collaboration, and messaging platform. All faculty and staff are required to use Office 365 e-mail for the official University business related correspondence. Currently, only faculty and staff have access to e-mail and Outlook app in Office 365; not available to students.

Office 365 - Room & Equipment Reservations

Ability to reserve rooms and equipment, such as projectors, laptops, inside Outlook and Outlook Online

Office 365 - OneDrive

OneDrive is a file hosting and sharing service in Microsoft Cloud that is included in Office 365 suite of applications available to University of Windsor faculty, staff, and students. The current storage limit for OneDrive users is 1 TB.

Office 365 - Teams ( SharePoint Groups)

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and files. It is built on existing Microsoft technologies like Skype and SharePoint woven together by Office 365 Groups.

Office 365 - Bookings

Microsoft Bookings is an application that allows people to make and manage appointments. For example, office hours, consultations or service visits. It is available to all faculty and staff, but requires some initial setup

Office 365 - MyAnalytics

MyAnalytics is an extension of the Office 365 user experience. It uses everyday data that is already available in Office 365 to produce insights and suggestions that will help you achieve balance and better make use of your time. It aims to identify and improve work patterns by looking at how time is spent and who they spend it with.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Instructions for setting up MFA on UWin Account.

Personalised E-mail Address

Change your e-mail address from to (example). Not available to students.

Sophos PureMessage

Sophos PureMessage is a solution that University uses for spam filtering and virus protection for e-mail. All faculty/staff (Office 365) and student (UWin Gmail) e-mail accounts are automatically set up to use the spam filter.

UWin Gmail

UWin Gmail related questions and answers


A Listserv is a method of communicating with a group of people via e-mail.

Articles (3)

Having External Presenters in a Live Event

An explanation of the process of setting up a guest account for a external presenter at a Teams Live Event.

How do I conduct a Teams Live Event?

How to setup and conduct a Microsoft Teams Live event for webcasts.