U-M is going Google! If you use the ITS Exchange email service, you will switch to a U-M Google account sometime during 2012. See the google.umich.edu website for details, including go-live dates. This document will remain available until all ITS Exchange email users have moved to Google Mail.
Your Exchange 2010 Calendar-Only Account
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Your Exchange Calendar-Only account allows you to use your choice of e-mail program but still use your department's Exchange Calendar. This document provides set-up information and caveats for those using Thunderbird, Eudora or the web-based mail.umich.edu e-mail.
NOTE: If you later choose to use Exchange for your e-mail as well, your Calendar-Only account can easily be converted. Just let your system administrator know.
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Configuring Your Computer
After your system administrator has set up your account, you must configure Outlook to use only the Calendar feature. If you are not comfortable performing this configuration, please ask your system administrator to help you.
We've made it simple by creating a rule that you can download to your desktop.
Follow the steps below to import the rule into Outlook.
NOTE: If you have not already created your Exchange account in Outlook, please follow the steps in Setting Up Outlook/Exchange on a Windows Computer before proceeding.
Using Outlook Web App
Using the web-based Outlook Web App (OWA), you can easily view your calendar as well as send and accept meeting proposals.
SECURITY NOTE: If you are:
IMPORTANT! To protect your privacy, always click sign out when you’re finished using your Exchange account.
Using Calendar-Only with Your E-Mail Program
You'll receive e-mail invitations in your e-mail program, but how you are accept them and enter them into your calendar depends on the program you're using.
If you use a different e-mail program, please ask your system administrator how to use it with Exchange Calendar-Only.
The web-based mail.umich.edu does not connect to your calendar account. You'll see a meeting invitation combined with an opporturnity to accept the invitation.
CAUTION! Accepting the invitation in mail.umich.edu will send your reply to the requester but does not schedule the meeting in your calendar. You must use OWA or Outlook to enter the meeting in your calendar.
Visit ITS Information System to obtain ITS computer documentation and other resources. A list of relevant documents follows:
The ITS Service Center provides a variety of computing help resources.
For further help with this or any other topic, call 734-764-HELP  or submit an online service request.