UNLVMail News

News and information regarding the upcoming migration from Lotus Notes to UNLVMail, powered by Google Apps for Education.

Hangouts Chat Team Messaging Now Available

We are excited to announce Google Hangouts Chat, a new messaging platform built for teams, is now available for Rebelmail.

What can you do with Hangouts Chat?

You can use Hangouts Chat to start a direct message with a classmate or create a 'room' to communicate with your entire team at once. Chat makes it easy for you to share files or start a video meeting with your team.

Hangouts Chat benefits:

New Google Calendar will become the default user interface for ​UNLVMail on January 8

Google is updating the look and feel of the Google Calendar. On Monday, January 8, the new Calendar will become the default interface for UNLVMail and Rebelmail. If you prefer, you can switch back to the classic Google Calendar until Monday, February 19, when the new calendar will become permanent.

The new Google Calendar features include:

  • New user interface: The user interface has been updated with modern color palette and a cleaner design.

New Google Calendar now available for Rebelmail and UNLVMail

One of the benefits of being a G Suite Campus is getting access to new features from Google. Today, we are excited to announce the new Google Calendar is now available for UNLVMail and Rebelmail.

The new Google Calendar features include:

  • New user interface: The user interface has been updated with modern color palette and a cleaner design.

Beware of phishing scams this semester and protect your account with 2-Step Verification

As the Fall 2017 semester begins, remember to be mindful about phishing attempts and other scams that may steal your private information. These attempts can appear to come from anywhere, even people you know, and often contain official-looking signatures.

We recommend taking the following steps to help protect yourself from phishing scams:

Protect your university email account by enabling 2-Step Verification

OIT enabled 2-Step Verification for UNLVMail in April and it is now available for Rebelmail users as well.

2-Step verification provides stronger account security by requiring you to enter a verification code (similar to a PIN) that is sent to your phone when you sign into Gmail on new devices and once every 30 days on computers you have verified before.

Protect your university email account by enabling 2-Step Verification

OIT enabled 2-Step Verification for UNLVMail in April and it is now available for Rebelmail users as well.

2-Step verification provides stronger account security by requiring you to enter a verification code (similar to a PIN) that is sent to your phone when you sign into Gmail on new devices and once every 30 days on computers you have verified before.

[Update] Phishing Alert: Google Drive phishing e-mail

We have received additional information about yesterday’s Google Docs phishing attack that we wanted to share with campus.

How did this Google Docs phishing attack work?

Team Drives for Google Drive is now available

We are excited to announce that Team Drives, a new feature in Google Drive that makes working in teams easier, is now available for UNLVMail and Rebelmail.

Team Drives are shared drive spaces where teams can store files and documents, similar to Google’s current collaborative file sharing, but with a few new features designed with teams in mind:

Google Login Page To Be Updated Starting April 5, 2017

Google will soon update the look and feel of the login page to streamline experiences across devices. 
 
The changes will begin rolling out to customers on April 5 but may take more than two weeks to appear in UNLVMail and Rebelmail. 
 
For more information, visit the Google Suites Blog

Lotus Notes will be shut down on June 30, 2015. Are you ready?

The Lotus Notes servers will be decommissioned from service on June 30, 2015.

After June 30, you will unable to access any information in Lotus Notes. OIT will also be unable to assist with retrieving any information previously stored in Lotus Notes or convert Lotus Notes archive files to Outlook format.

At this time, you must contact the IT Help Desk if you:

Syndicate content