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Office 365 - Changes to Login

UL Lafayette is officially adopting Office 365 for Fall 2019.  Our existing Office 365 environment will be phased out and replaced with a new environment that will offer email and additional services.  To continue using Office 365 during our conversion period (Spring/Summer 2019)  you will need to change the way you log in to Office 365.

Starting April 3, 2019 you will need to change your school login name to in order to continue to access your files. 

Your password will not change, and all your existing files will still be accessible. 

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Official Electronic Signature

The University has an official electronic signature template. Please don’t include images as part of your electronic signature. They increase the size of an email message and may slow its transmission. Electronic signatures should include the information as shown below in examples.

To create a signature:

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Update: Zimbra - Global Address List

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:00pm -- David Savoie

UPDATE: Problems are surfacing with Outlook users.  If you use Outlook to read your email, you are probably getting an error message that the Global Address List cannot update due to a busy server.  This issue is being looked at by the Zimbra Administrators.

Friday, January 30, 2015, problems with the settings in Zimbra were preventing customers from accessing the Global Address List.  

The problems have been rectified and the Global Address list is not functioning properly.

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UPDATE - Outlook Users - Global Address List Problems

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 7:20am -- David Savoie

It appears the Global Address List display issue has been corrected.  If you are still experiencing problems, call the IT Help Desk.


For those of you who manage your email using Microsoft Outlook, there seems to be an issue with accessing the Global Address List, which is the directory of on-campus email addresses.

The problem - when you click on the "To" button while composing a new mail message, or you open the Address Book, the computer "thinks" for a while and returns an empty address list.

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Zimbra Upgrade Complete

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:52am -- David Savoie

Welcome back, and Happy New Year!  The upgrade to the campus email system is complete.  The process completed with no major issues and everything seems to be up and running as expected.  There are a few minor issues that need to be addressed.

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Zimbra Upgrade Continues

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:40am -- David Savoie

The final step to the email system (Zimbra) upgrade will occur this weekend, Saturday, December 13, 2014. 

This final process will be the most notable part of the upgrade process.  The administration team will be upgrading the current Zimbra 7 platform to Zimbra 8. 

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Android Mail

To set up the default mail client to use ActiveSync/Exchange on your Android based smart phone, use the following instructions:


1.  Navigate to Settings and select Accounts & Sync


2.  Select Add and choose Exchange ActiveSync

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Over Quota Error

If you are unable to send or receive emails, you will need to check your quota usage. The bar below your name at the top right corner of the window displays your usage. A green bar indicates that you still have plenty of quota remaining. The bar will turn yellow when you are nearing your quota. A red bar means that you no longer have any room in your mailbox and you need to delete some messages. Mouse over the bar to display exactly how much of your quota you have used up.


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