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    Leaving Dartmouth - Blackboard and Canvas

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    Within 60 days of your departure, you will lose access to Blackboard. This means any materials from your course sites that you want after you leave should be downloaded to a non-Dartmouth location prior to then.

    Canvas allows you to download a zip file of all your assignment submissions in all of your present and past courses, packaged into a single zip file. In Canvas, go to your profile settings, and then click Download Submissions to generate the zip file.

    Create a Microsoft Team

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    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace that brings together conversations, content, and a set of tools for teams to collaborate.

    We recommend users download and use the Teams client rather than using BWA. The client is available for download from https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads.

    Working in Microsoft Teams

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    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace that brings together conversations, content, and a set of tools for teams to collaborate.

    We recommend users download and use the Teams client rather than using BWA. The client is available for download from https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads.

    For more information on working in Teams, see:

    First Time Users

    Best Practices for Calendar Delegation

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    A delegate is someone who would respond to ALL meeting invitations for your calendar. They do not have your calendar open all the time, but would receive all meeting invitations for you in their account. They can send and respond to meeting invitations for you as if they were you. An owner/editor is someone who is in your account all day and has full access to add and remove items from your calendar and accept or decline meeting invitations for your calendar, but they cannot send nor reply to meeting invitations as if they were you.

    MailChimp Marketing Email Tool

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    MailChimp is an email marketing service provider of three primary services:

    • Manage subscriber lists
    • Build email messages/campaigns
    • Review message reports

    MailChimp is a web-based application so you do not need to download or install any software on your computer. Sign up directly with MailChimp to create an account. The "chimp" imagery reflects the lighthearted style central to the company's culture and should not dissuade users from the utility of the product.

    IMAP, POP, and SMTP configuration settings for Blitz account

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    These settings provide access to email only; no access to calendar or contacts.

    IMAP setting

    • Server name: outlook.office365.com
    • Port: 993
    • Encryption method: SSL

    POP setting

    • Server name: outlook.office365.com
    • Port: 995
    • Encryption method: SSL

    SMTP setting

    Check OneDrive Syncing

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    It is important to ensure that your OneDrive sync client is working properly so that you don’t lose data, or don’t have access to the latest version of a file when you need it most.

    Junk Email Filtering

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    Dartmouth uses Microsoft's Exchange Online Protection system (EOP) for junk email and phishing filtering. These settings are controlled by Microsoft. However, there are several way in which you can control your junk email.

    First, you can notify Microsoft of messages that were incorrectly flagged as junk, or incorrectly flagged as not junk. There are several ways to do this:

    Report junk email in your Outlook inbox:

    Glossary of Computing Terms

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    Glossary of Terms

    Active Directory: Microsoft’s directory product that contains the user account names and passwords that are used to access Microsoft-based systems like the Windows network, Exchange, Office 365 or Microsoft Online Services (MOS).
     

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