Messaging & Collaboration

E-mail (UWin Gmail & Office 365 Outlook), instant messaging and on-line meetings (Skype), PureMessage spam filter, personalised e-mail address, Office 365 room & resource reservations, listserv.

Services (9)

UWin Gmail

All students at the University of Windsor have personalised UWin Gmail accounts which must be used for all official communications with the University. Not available to faculty and staff.

Microsoft 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.

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.

Microsoft Skype for Business

Skype for Business lets you collaborate with anyone, anywhere, on any device by having conversations using instant messaging (IM), group chats, voice, or video calls. See when your contacts are available online, in a meeting, or presenting. Present your screen during meetings or give control to others.

Microsoft Office 365 Room & Resource Reservations

Ability to reserve meeting rooms and resources, such as projectors, laptops, inside Outlook and Outlook Web App (OWA).

Microsoft 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.

Microsoft Teams & Office 365 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.


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