Email, Calendar, & Conferencing
Mailing lists can be used by students, faculty, and staff to create email lists for group-based announcements and discussions.
Exchange is a collection of collaborative applications used by faculty, staff and graduate students for email, calendaring, task lists, and voicemail.
Google Apps @ Illinois is a suite of communication and productivity applications that provides email, online document collaboration, file storage, chat, and calendar services to University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students.
Skype for Business or Lync are applications that allow graduate students, faculty and staff to make and forward phone and video calls, send instant messages, participate in video conferences and group chats through their computers. Skype for Business or Lync can also deliver voicemail as an email and integrates with Exchange so that Skype meetings show up on calendars.
Office 365 provides students, faculty, and staff with free, cloud-based access to download a suite of services from Microsoft, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and OneDrive.
Click here to download and get started with Office 365.
RightFax allows faculty and staff to create, send, receive, and manage faxes directly from a desktop computer.