OneDrive Now Available for Macs!

You can now easily access your District OneDrive documents from your Mac.  The new Microsoft software is a “public preview” so it is not one hundred percent complete.  However, it does deliver a simple and secure way for you to … Continued

New Outlook for Mac

Microsoft has released a new version of the Outlook client for the Mac. According to Microsoft, the new Outlook for Mac includes: “Better performance and reliability as a result of a new threading model and database improvements. A new modern … Continued

Microsoft Roadmap

SMCCCD utilizes Microsoft Office 365 for administrative collaboration services like email, voice-mail and SharePoint.  Additions and changes to the service are ever evolving.  To see what the current Microsoft Office 365 Roadmap looks like click here.

Upgrade to Office 2013

If you are a Windows user and are still using Office 2010, it may be time to move up to the latest version of Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)  Office 2013 has been available for over a … Continued

Got Junk?

The new spam filter works differently than the old one did. If you are getting a lot of junk email in your Inbox follow the steps below. Make sure your Junk processing is turned on.  The new Microsoft malware filter … Continued

Retrieving Quarantine Messages Online

You can access your quarantine messages online without waiting for the Spam Notification email from Microsoft. Go to https://admin.protection.outlook.com/quarantine and log in with your Office 365 user-name and password.  This site seems to only work with Microsoft Internet Explorer or Safari … Continued

Exchange Online Protection

On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 SMCCD will be switching to alternate service to filter spam, viruses, and other unsolicited and dangerous email from employee accounts.  This service is part of Office 365 called Exchange Online Protection or EOP.  The functionality … Continued

Macintosh Safari and Firefox Email Problems

Some Safari and Firefox Macintosh users of the web interface to email have noticed the following problems: –  selecting the email search feature causes the screen to freeze. – upon “Sign out” of email they receive an error message. The … Continued

Microsoft Office Home Use (faculty and staff)

Microsoft provides District employees with a substantial discount on home use of Microsoft Office (for both PC and Mac.)  Current pricing for faculty and staff is an amazing $9.99  Click here for more information.  

iOS (iPhone and iPad) Office 365 Apps

If you have an iPhone or iPad you can install an app designed specifically for Office 365.  These apps work great with your @smccd.edu email, contacts and calendar and keep messages separate from the mail client that comes with your … Continued