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Over the course of Summer 2013, CBU will transition its student email from Microsoft Exchange 2010 platform (hosted on campus) to Office365 hosted by Microsoft.
About Office365
Office 365 is a e-mail and collaboration services platform hosted by Microsoft. The service suite includes a 25GB e-mail account and  calendaring similar to what you currently options you have now.  Transitioning student email to Office365 provides students with additional features, enhanced reliability, and a generous storage limit.

About the Upgrade and What to Expect
  Once the notification has been received and a date given for the transition all your mailbox will transition to the Office365.  Your folders, calendar info, etc. will all stay the same.  The look will be very similar to what you have now.  Also please note:
  • You will use your LancerNet Login for Outlook365.
  • Your email address will not change.
  • Change wepage bookmarks to reflect the new login page
  • Mobile Devices that connect to Lancermail will need to be reconfigured (See below)


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Q: Will my login or email address change?
A: No. You will still use your LancerNet login and password to access Office365, and your email address will remain the same.
Q: What happens to my email when my account is moved to Office365?
A: All of your messages and folders will be moved to Office365.
Q: Will I need to use a different URL/login page?
A: Yes. After the transition, you will login here, and the links on InsideCBU will be updated.
Q: Will I need to reconfigure my SmartPhone/Tablet?
A: Yes. Refer to the Mobile Device Settings below.  
Q: Is there a email client available or just browser-based?
A:  In addition to the web client, Microsoft Outlook and Apple's mail app both work with Office 365.

Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

  1. If this is the first e-mail account on this iPhone, iPad, or iTouch, tap Mail. Otherwise, tap Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars>Add Account.


  1. Select Microsoft Exchange.


  1. Enter the following account information.


          Email  Type your full email address, for example

            Username  type in your, for example

            Password  Use the password that you use to access your account.

            Domain      Leave this blank

            Description Optional – enter a description of the account, for example CBU Mail.


4.       Select Next on the upper right corner of the screen.


5.       Server box and enter your Exchange ActiveSync server name M.Outlook.Com and then Next.


6.       Next .


7.       Choose the type of information you want to synchronize. By default, Mail, Calendar, and Contacts are all turned on. To turn off synchronization for a type of information, tap and slide the switch to OFF.


8.       Save .


Android configuration

1.        From main menu, open Settings.

2.        Select Accounts.

3.        Select Add Account.

4.        Select Corporate Sync.


5.        Enter the following account information and select Next.


        Email - for example

        Username - id#  For example

        Password - Use the password that you use to access your account.

        Domain -   Leave this blank.

6.        If you need to enter the server information manually.

        Exchange Server   Use this address for the Exchange server: M.Outlook.Com.

7.        The following can be used to customize your Android phone for


        Email checking frequency The default value is Automatic (push). When you select this option, email messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend only selecting this option if you have an unlimited data plan.

        Amount to synchronize This is the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone. You can choose from several length options, including One day, Three days, and One week.

        Notify me when email arrives If you select this option, your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new email message.

        Sync contacts from this account If you select this option, your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account.

8.        Select Next and then enter a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send email to others. Select Done to complete the email setup and start using your account.