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NDSU employee email upgrade begins Friday, Sept. 21

Published: 21 September 2012

The NDSU employee email upgrade to Office 365 will begin at 6 p.m. today and will last until 6 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24. 

Microsoft will move individual accounts throughout the weekend, and all accounts will be moved by 6 a.m. Monday. During the upgrade, NDSU employees may experience brief email and calendar service interruptions as individual accounts are moved to Office 365. 

Important instructions for after your account has moved are available at

  • Set up your email and calendar for Outlook or other software
  • Connect your mobile device to your email and calendar
  • Download and install Lync, which will replace Communicator
  • Reschedule Office Live meetings

You will also have the option to access your email and calendar after your account has moved using a Web browser at

If you encounter problems connecting to your account from Outlook or other email software, the Web portal is your best option for gaining immediate access to your email and calendar. 

Please consider bookmarking these Web pages so you have access to them if you are not able to get into your email account:

Contact the IT Help Desk at 231-8685 or if you have questions or need assistance.

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North Dakota State University
IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
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Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013