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Email/Calendar Upgrade for Employees Begins in Early August: Get Ready

[July 14, 2017] As previously announced, Information Technology will be upgrading the employee email and calendar system starting in early August 2017. The upgrade will take us from Microsoft Exchange version 2013 to version 2016. The exact timing of these upgrades will be announced next week – stay tuned to the IT website for details.

Getting Ready for the Upgrade – Update your Office Suite

To prepare for the Exchange server upgrade, we recommend that everyone use Outlook 2016 (Windows or Mac). Microsoft Outlook 2016 is available as part of Microsoft Office 2016.

For Sheridan Workstations: Download via Access Sheridan

Office 2016 is available for download via Access Sheridan for use on College owned/leased computers. Look for the link Software Installation under the heading Software for Sheridan Laptops & Workstations.

For Employee Home Use: Download from OnTheHub

To download Office 2016 for home use, please see Discounted Software from OnTheHub.

Outlook on the web

Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App and sometimes referred to as 'web mail'), is also a recommended choice for any platform (Windows/Mac/mobile). It works for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome and Firefox. You will be able to access Outlook on the web by going to:

Note, that until the server upgrade takes place, you will still experience the existing OWA interface.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this upgrade please contact the IT Service Desk at or by calling ext. 2150.