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Academic Technology Launchpad: Upgrades

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

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Updates and changes to college email

Office 365 Apps 

Microsoft frequently rolls out new features and  online apps. Planner and Forms are two of the newest. Students use Mail, Calendar, and People most often, but have other options to explore.  

2017 - Employee email migration to Exchange Online (June)

2013 - Office 365 Student email Migrations

Student email was moved to Office365  (hosted by Microsoft) offering greater flexibility and reliability, mobile compatibility, and  increased email storage capacity. Existing email accounts were moved and students kept same email address. New students automatically have email accounts created when they first activate their accounts. 


  • Storage: increased to 25 GB of storage across the platform. 
  • Greater Reliability: robust webmail with exceptional reliability.
  • Increased Accessibility: can be accessed from virtually any mobile device.
  • Frequent Updates: updates frequently to enhance the user experience.

2012 - Domain Change

Our Madison College domain name is College email addresses were changed to in 2012. 

2011- Novell accounts 

Novell student email accounts were made unavailable on April 8, 2011.