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Overview

TL;DR

Provided here is a simplified overview of the upgrade steps and information available within this site. For more complete information please visit the individual pages. All participants are encouraged to review the Preparing for Office 365 guide to record important settings that won't be migrated and to reduce migration times.

Employees may learn more by attending WebEx information sessions.


Important Dates

  • Student E-mail Upgrade: Friday, September 25, 2015
  • Employee E-mail Upgrade: In-Progress, Schedule Subject to Change Due to Availability
    Date College/Division
    October 26-30, 2015 College of Education
    November 2-6, 2015 College of Arts and Sciences
    November 9-13, 2015 College of Health and Human Services
    November 16-20, 2015 College of Communication and Fine Arts
    November 30, 2015 - December 4, 2015 Sorrell College of Business
    December 3-11, 2015 Advancement
    December 7-11, 2015 Student Services
    December 14-17, 2015 Academic Affairs
    December 14-16, 2015 Provost Offices
    December 16, 2015 Adjunct Faculty
    January 4-8, 2016 Athletics
    January 4-8, 2016 Executive Offices
    January 11-15, 2016 Global Campus - eTroy
    January 18-22, 2016 Revisit

Office 365 Services Available to All Students and Employees (more information)

  • E-mail, calendars and contacts
  • File storage and sharing (including OneDrive)
  • Online versions of Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Office on tablets and phones
  • Full, installed Office applications (PC and Mac)
  • 50 GB e-mail storage, 1 TB for Office 365 storage

Account Upgrade Process (more information)

  1. New account created in Office 365
  2. User receives notification that all new e-mail will be forwarded to Office 365 in old account
  3. Any pre-existing e-mail account forwarding will be removed
  4. All new e-mail forwarded from old account to Office 365 account
  5. Migration of e-mail from old account to Office 365 begins
  6. User able to login to Office 365 account; no new e-mail in old account
  7. User able to configure devices to connect to Office 365 account
  8. Migration of e-mail from old account continues until completed
  9. Migrated e-mail will be located in a subfolder of your new mailbox
  10. Old e-mail still accessible at mail.troy.edu, system will be removed at a later date yet to be determined

Problems Logging In? (more information)

  • If you have not received the forwarding notification then your Office 365 account has not been created (yet)
  • Verify that you are using your full e-mail address (username@troy.edu) and Trojan Web Express password
  • Ensure that you are logging in by selecting the School/Work option instead of a Personal account
  • Are you certain that your account was created but you still can't login? Try changing your password in Web Express to force a sync (this requires that you know your current password)

Client Setup Guides (more information)