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Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2017
Screen shot of Moodle Calendar block

Did you know Moodle has a built-in calendar? Using the Calendar The Moodle Calendar block is always visible on your Dashboard. It may also be visible in particular courses if a Teacher in the course has added it. Orange highlights indicate dates with course-related events, such as deadlines for Moodle Assignments and Quizzes or Scheduler […]

Departing Faculty and Staff

Posted August 3, 2016

When a faculty or staff member leaves Bryn Mawr College, access to a variety of College accounts and services changes. Please be mindful of the account access timelines as described in the documentation when moving data because LITS is unable to perform email or file restores in Office 365.

Using Office 365 Add-ins

Posted June 20, 2016

Add-ins in Office 365 are third-party programs or utilities that help you automate tasks when you view or create messages. LITS has enabled two add-ins for all Bryn Mawr College accounts. Most Office 365 Add-ins will ask you to authenticate or link the Add-in to your Bryn Mawr account. The Add-ins mentioned below have been […]

Calendar Sharing and Delegation

Posted May 22, 2016

Office 365 allows many email sharing and delegation options for calendars, from allowing public viewing, to allowing another individual to completely manage a calendar (delegation), including scheduling as or on behalf of the calendar owner. These documents are meant to get you started. If you need assistance, please request an appointment to consult with a […]

Connecting a Desktop E-Mail Client to Office 365

Posted May 22, 2016

Here are some quick tips for you to be able to view your email on the same server through other clients, such as Outlook 2016. LITS Recommends and Supports Outlook 2016 for Windows 7 or 10 or Mac OS X, see our guidance here on when to choose Outlook. Instructions for other clients are strictly […]

When to Use the Outlook 2016 Desktop Client

Posted May 21, 2016

LITS recommends using the Outlook Web App (OWA) for email and calendar. OWA provides a simple, streamlined mail and calendar experience with the functionality required by the majority of community members. For a small number of functions, the Outlook 2016 desktop client is required or recommended for an improved experience. See below for differences between the […]

Using Your College Calendar

Posted May 21, 2016
illustration of where to find calendar settings

Need to set up a meeting with your professor? Want to set up an appointment with a coworker, but not sure when they are available? Use your Calendar in Office 365 to set up an appointment! The Calendar lets you schedule appointments, make the meeting private or public, and set up a time when all […]

Accessing Your College Email & Calendar on Mobile Devices

Posted May 20, 2016

This post exclusively covers accessing your College email and calendar from your mobile device. For information on other Office mobile apps, please see our Microsoft Office Mobile Apps post. We recommend using the Outlook App, which you can access either from your device’s app store (available free). Your device’s native Exchange sync may work for […]

Advanced Query Search in the Outlook Web App

Posted May 9, 2016

Need to fine tune your Office 365 Outlook Web App searches? Use Advanced Query Search keywords to find exactly what you’re looking for in Mail and Calendar. This document explains how to use AQS and contains a list of some of the most common AQS keywords. Search Video (mobile-friendly version)