Information on Mason’s email systems for faculty, staff, and students, as well as the collaboration tools available to help make Mason able to work smarter.
This service page provides an overview of available web conferencing applications and rooms, collaboration and chat tools, and voice services.
Information Technology Services provides generic email accounts that are email accounts in which the account name is not linked to an individual’s name but is instead linked to a campus organization, club, or department.
The IronPort Anti-Spam filter examines the content, construction, and senders of all incoming messages to Mason email accounts to eliminate known and emerging mail threats, including malicious content and mass-produced, unsolicited bulk email (spam).
Email distribution lists (LISTSERV) streamline communication to subscribers by allowing messages to be sent to an entire group at once using only the email address of the list.
As an added measure of security, Mason's antivirus and antispam protection systems evaluate links in incoming emails to determine if they have a reputation that is either unknown or malicious.
ITS provides setup instructions for most mobile devices (Apple and Android) and support on a limited basis.
MasonLive is the email system for alumni at George Mason University. MasonLive is limited to former Mason students whose accounts have not been migrated to Office 365 Email.
Microsoft allows George Mason University to provide the latest version of Microsoft Office with Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise at no cost.
MS Teams Wiki End of Support Microsoft (MS) recently announced that they are ending support for Wiki, a smart-text editing feature within MS Teams that will be removed in January 2024.
IMPORTANT Update About MS Teams Calling Telecom will no longer offer Microsoft Teams calling plans due to the upcoming telephone conversion to Vonage.
Mason uses MyHub within the Office 365 environment as a one-stop shop for managing existing workspaces and creating new ones in Microsoft Teams (MS Teams).
Office 365 is the university's email and calendar system.
The IT Security Office (ITSO) will assist faculty, staff, students, and alumni with containment, mitigation, and remediation of IT security incidents caused by: an attempted or actual unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, or destruction of information interference with information technology operation a violation of campus policy, laws, or regulations An IT security incident is…
The Technology Conference Room seats 20 people and features a projector, portable presentation computers, a video conferencing package, and plugs for laptops to connect to the room’s technology.
New Telecommunications Vendor Mason’s current telephone system is end-of-life, and with a workforce increasingly dispersed, a new solution is needed.
Zoom, available at gmu.