Account ConsolidationThe process of combining multiple accounts into a single account during the transition to Office 365.
Administrative ContactAn organization's administrative point of contact, responsible for assigning staff time to the Office 365 transition. Communicates with the Office 365 Team and their organization's leadership.
In Office 365, an alternate address is any email address associated with your account that is not your primary address. Any NetID or Service account may have any number of email addresses associated with it. These email addresses includes, but is not limited to, previous alias/alternates accounts and/or user/role/service accounts that have been consolidated with the NetID.
AutodiscoverExchange Autodiscover is a web service that helps Microsoft Exchange administrators configure user profile settings for clients running Outlook ProPlus/2019/2016. It allows users to easily configure their email client knowing only their email address and password.
Automatic ReplyAlso known as a vacation message or an out of office message. Automatic reply is a rule that can be set in your Office 365 account that will automatically reply to incoming emails with a preset response for a preset amount of time.
CategoriesIs a feature in Outlook and Outlook on the web that allows you to assign a keyword or phrase (and color) to help you keep track of items/events. Using this feature you can easily find, sort, filter, or group different items/events that are located across your different folders/calendars.
Cloud ServiceServices made available to users on demand via the Internet from a cloud computing provider's servers as opposed to being provided from a company's own on-premises servers. Cloud services are designed to provide easy, scalable access to applications, resources and services, and are fully managed by a cloud services provider.
Collaboration SpaceCollaboration Space is a type of notebook in Office 365's Class Notebook app. It is a notebook for all students and the teacher in the class to share, organize, and collaborate.
ContactContacts are like electronic cards that store a person's information. A contact can be as basic as a name and email address, or include more information like a street address, multiple phone numbers, and a photo.
Contact GroupA contact group -- formerly called "distribution list" -- is a group of contacts that you can send messages, meeting requests and tasks requests.
Contact Group/ListA contact group/list is a personal group which is stored in your Contacts folder and can contain entries from your personal Contacts and from the Global Address List (GAL).
Content LibraryA Content Library is a type of notebook in Office 365's Class Notebook app. It is a notebook for teachers to share course materials with students. Teachers can add and edit its materials, but for students, the notebook is read-only.
DelegateSomeone granted permission to interact with another person's Office 365 account (email, calendar, address book, etc). This can include reading, writing, modifying, and deleting items.
DomainIn email addresses, the domain is the part of an email address comes after the @ symbol. For example, for the email address of "email@example.com", the domain is "wisc.edu".
Email AddressAn email address identifies the account that messages should be delivered (e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org). An account can have multiple email addresses. Each account in Office 365 has only one primary address, but an account can have multiple alternate addresses. An account will accept email for any email address on the account.
EntourageMicrosoft's previous email and calendar application for Mac OS computers. Support for Entourage ended on May 31, 2012. The new client is called Outlook for Mac.
Exchange ActiveSync ProtocolExchange ActiveSync (also known as EAS) is a communications protocol designed for the synchronization of email, contacts, calendar, tasks, and notes from a messaging server to a smartphone or other mobile devices. The protocol also provides mobile device management and policy controls.
Exchange ProtocolA service -- similar to IMAP, POP3, and ActiveSync -- that works to transfer and synchronize email/calendar information between the server and the end user's client.
Full Mailbox Permissions
Global Address List (GAL)
MFA-Duo (multi-factor authentication)
Office 365 (Email and Calendaring System)
Office 365 Account
Office 365 Transition Website
Office 365 Video
Offline Data File (OST)
OneDrive for Business
OneNote Class Notebook
Outlook 2016 for Mac
Outlook Data File (PST)
Outlook on the web
Send On Behalf Of
Wisc Account Administration Site