All campus computers are equipped with an antivirus program.
Students and employees of BYU-Idaho can download and install Microsoft Office for free by following the instructions outlined below. Choose between one copy of Office 2019 (or the latest version) or a subscription to Office 365, which can be installed on multiple personal devices.
Programs included with Microsoft Office (from Office Applications):
Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool that makes managing appointments easier. It's a web-based booking calendar and integrates with Outlook to optimize your staff’s calendar and give your customers flexibility to book a time that works best for them.
It lets you track, manage and organize your team's appointments and calendars all in one place. It also includes email and SMS text notifications that can reduce no-shows and enhances customer satisfaction. Your organization saves time by minimizing the repetition of scheduling tasks. With built-in flexibility and ability to customize, Bookings can be designed to fit the situation and needs of many different parts of an organization.
Learn how to add contacts, create contact lists, and properly send mass emails according to policy and with the Cc and Bcc features so you can communicate with the most important people in the most appropriate way.
Sharing your inbox with others can be helpful when you need someone to help you manage your emails or keep track of things while you’re on vacation. If you would like someone else to also be the recipient of your Outlook emails, follow the steps below.
Microsoft Lists and Excel are both great programs that allow the user to organize information and data. Below is a table that compares and contrasts some of the key features of both programs.
SharePoint is a file storage platform with search engine capabilities. If you would like to learn more about how to use SharePoint, there are a few training resources available to you.
You need some basic information to grant your devices access to the BYU-Idaho email.
Email Account Type: Microsoft Exchange/Corporate
Domain for Student and Employees: Leave Domain blank
Server for Student and Employees: Use outlook.office365.com
Yammer is BYU-Idaho's business social networking platform. With Yammer, you can easily collaborate with others, communicate quickly and thoroughly, and distribute files. There are even mobile apps for the Yammer platform!
Whether you are an employee attempting to help a student set up their Grad Plan, or a student trying to set up your own, you could have troubles accessing your Grad Plan in your BYU-Idaho account. Usually, installing/updating the Microsoft Silverlight computer add-on will solve the problem.