Email & calendar (Office 365)

Email & Office 365

Your University email is accessed via mail.chi.ac.uk.

The Office 365 suite includes the following services which can be accessed via the 'Apps' icon Illustrative image in the top left corner:

  • Outlook (email) Illustrative image

  • OneDrive: offering 2 TB of file storage

  • Microsoft Teams: communication & collaboration platform that combines persistent chat, video meetings etc

  • OneNote: collaboration app for notes, drawings, screen clippings, & audio commentaries

  • Office online products: including Word, Excel, PowerPoint Illustrative image

Alternative methods of accessing email includes using the 'Email / Office 365' link from Moodle Illustrative image or from Staff Intranet. Illustrative image  Or from the university website chi.ac.uk click the menu button in top right corner then 'Staff & Students' Illustrative image then 'Email'.

Further guidance on email can be viewed on the Help website.

Calendar

Your University calendar can be accessed from email via the 'Calendar' icon in the bottom left corner. Illustrative image
The 'People' icon allows you to add someone to your contacts list from the university directory Illustrative image or join a university group. Illustrative image

Students will likely receive calendar invites to online lectures or webinars via technologies such as Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business, in most cases this can be accessed via a browser without needing to install any software.

Timetables for students

Timetabled sessions for students will automatically appear in your Office 365 calendar.
Your teaching timetables can also be accessed via links in Moodle Illustrative image or ChiView. Illustrative image

Microsoft Outlook mobile app 

Your University email and calendar can also be accessed via the 'Microsoft Outlook' mobile app for iOS & Android.
Once installed your mobile device can be setup to receive notifications for emails and calendar events via options within the app.

Microsoft Office for personal devices

You can install Microsoft Office on up to 5 personal devices. Illustrative image
If installing on Windows or Mac, this will be the full desktop version of Microsoft Office.

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