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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

IT Division - Exchange

Exchange Overview

Microsoft Exchange provides an integrated email, calendaring, and messaging environment. It is very interoperable with other software and systems and interfaces well with mobile devices. Aside from a robust email client (Outlook - PC, Entourage - MAC) which runs locally on your PC, Exchange web mail uses Outlook Web Access (OWA) which is one of the best webmail interfaces in the industry. OWA is almost as fully functional as Outlook and Entourage.

Also, by default, all faculty and staff will have access to the Outlook calendaring system which is integrated with the email clients. Therefore, all employees will have access to a unified calendaring system that can be used for individual, departmental, or university-wide scheduling. Exchange talks to your mobile device as well or better than anything on the market. We can give instructions for migrating your personal devices to Exchange.

Email Space - one of our goals is to provide substantially more space than is available on our current email system. Users must still manage their email space wisely, but more space will help.

Support Information

For technical support or questions, please contact the IT Helpdesk @ (270) 745-7000

If you have comments or suggestions feel free to email:

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 Last Modified 9/25/14