12.16.14 iTech Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Break

    Did you know that you can set your voicemail and email out-of-office greetings along with start and end dates/times now?

    For instructions on voicemail go here; for email instructions, click here (PDF). If you have migrated to the new Microsoft 365 email, go here for instructions. 


    Happy holidays!

    12.16.14 Important News for Faculty and Staff Email

    With the Christmas/New Year break approaching, it is possible your email account will be migrated while the University is closed for the holidays.  If you receive a migration notification email on your computer, please, follow the provided migration instructions.

    However, if you no longer are able to receive emails on your phone, and therefore cannot read the migration email, please, do the following:

    Action for Phone Users:

    Go to USM Outlook Web Application (OWA) ( and try to log in using your CampusID.  If you are redirected as shown in the image below or see attached, you have been migrated and will need to refer to the iTech Microsoft Office 365 Web Page ( for the Migration Process Instructions on how to proceed.  Other beneficial instructions are located on the right-side menu from this site.

    If you have any issues accessing your email account during the break, call the Help Desk (6-4357); leave a message if no answer and someone will respond to your call.

    12.09.14 Important Faculty Staff E-mail Migration Information

    The University is in the process of migrating all Faculty and Staff’s Outlook email to Microsoft Office 365 and expect to be completed before Friday, December 19.  You will receive email notification when your account will be migrated. 

    In order for your migration to be successful, please, ensure you have the latest version of Office on your computer before the migration occurs. Go to for detailed instructions on how to check your office version.

    If you have any questions or issues, please contact the Help Desk at 601.266.4357(HELP) or you can place a Work Order at




    Free Printing at Cook Library on Thursday, December 4!

    The Student Government Association in conjunction with University Libraries and iTech will offer students a day of free printing on Thursday, December 4, 2014. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Cook Library, students will be able to print project, papers and other end of semester items at no cost. Free printing is part of Eagle Appreciation Day, an event hosted by the SGA to boost student morale at the end of the semester when students are most stressed. Additionally, Health Services will be offering stress management activities in Cook Library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cook Library's lobby. For more information, contact Cook Library at 601.266.4250.

    12.02.14 Scam Email Alert for Students

    Students: Beware of "work from home" emails that are being sent out. This is a scam!  DO NOT click on the link. Delete the message immediately.

    If you have already clicked the link please contact the Help Desk at 601-266-4357 or