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Office 365 now available in K-State Online

k-state-onlineby Information Technology Services

Microsoft Office 365 has now been integrated with K-State Online Canvas. When instructors open their K-State Online courses, they will now notice an Office 365 tab on the left-hand navigation. Continue reading “Office 365 now available in K-State Online”

Office 365 feature: email safety tips

To help combat spam, malware, and phishing attacks, Microsoft has implemented a feature called Email Safety Tips.

If a message includes a safety tip, it is displayed at the top of your email. The messages have four color-coded categories:

  • Red – Suspicious safety level messages are either a known phishing message, have failed sender authentication, are a suspected spoofing message or have met some other criteria that Microsoft has flagged as fraudulent. Be cautious in reviewing the message. There is a chance that it could be a legitimate email and mismarked. Otherwise delete the email.


  • Yellow – Unknown safety level messages are marked as spam. You can click the It’s not spam link in the yellow bar of a junk mail item to move the message to your inbox.

    Unknown Safety Tip

  • Green – Trusted safety level messages are from domains identified by Microsoft as being safe.

    Trusted safety tip

  • Gray – Safe safety level messages are messages not filtered for spam because it is either considered Safe by the user’s organization, is on the user’s safe senders list or Microsoft marked the message as junk but the user moved it out of the junk folder to the inbox. The gray safety bar also appears when images within the message have been disabled.

    Safe Safety Tip

You will see all four types of Safety Tips when using Outlook on the web. However, Outlook clients will only show the Suspicious saftey tip.

If you have any questions, contact the IT Help Desk (helpdesk@k-state.edu or 532-7722.)

Tech Tips Live! Mar. 2: Sharing, organizing, and syncing files with OneDrive

Tech Tips Live! LogoLisa Crawford-Craft, Kansas State Polytechnic Library, will present Sharing, organizing, and syncing files with OneDrive, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 2, via Zoom

This session will demonstrate how to save, organize, sync, and share documents using OneDrive, including:

  • Creating Folders
  • Organizing and moving files
  • Sharing Folders and Files
  • Saving email attachments into OneDrive
  • Creating new documents
  • Creating Groups
  • Uploading documents
  • Syncing documents between desktop and web

Join the session at ksu.zoom.us/j/738417925 a few minutes early so you don’t miss any of the discussion. Visit the Tech Tips Live! website for information about the series and to view videos of previous sessions.


Office 365 maintenance scheduled Feb. 13-14

by Information Technology ServicesMicrosoft Office apps

Information Technology Services will perform scheduled maintenance on Office 365 beginning at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, through 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. Office 365 may not be accessible during this time period, but no email will be lost. Thank you to campus for your patience as we work to maintain our ITS systems. Continue reading “Office 365 maintenance scheduled Feb. 13-14”

Did you know you can install Microsoft Office for free on your personal devices?

All K-State students and faculty/staff can get the full Microsoft Office suite for free, as part of the university’s Office 365 site license.K-State faculty, staff, and students get Microsoft Office for free

Known as Office 365 ProPlus, the suite provides both desktop and mobile app versions of Microsoft Office.  It is for personal use and can be installed on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five phones.

Continue reading “Did you know you can install Microsoft Office for free on your personal devices?”

Would you like to view other calendars in Outlook on the web?

Outlook on the web allows you to add other calendars to your view. It will depend upon the permissions level granted to you on how much detail you can see on the calendar (free/busy, limited details, or full details). This is helpful if you schedule appointments regularly with another person or resource such as a conference room.

Continue reading “Would you like to view other calendars in Outlook on the web?”

Having trouble finding that email?

Microsoft recently rolled out a new feature that allows you to pin a message or messages to the top of your inbox. Keep those important messages from getting buried by using the pin feature.

Select an email and then click the Pin button to keep it at the top of your inbox.

If you have any questions, contact the IT Help Desk, helpdesk@k-state.edu, 785-532-7722.


OneDrive for Business training now available

This past spring Information Technology Services rolled out OneDrive for Business to the campus community. This is a service that enables you to access data stored in OneDrive for Business from multiple devices as well as through a web browser. Many are interested in the sharing capabilities that this services brings and there are a lot of questions around how best to use and access all of the features.

Throughout the summer and into the fall, Information Technology Services will be providing training opportunities via Zoom covering the features and usage options of OneDrive for Business.

The initial round of Zoom-based training are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Additional training will be offered over the next several months so keep an eye on K-State Today for announcements on new dates.