Ohio State is in the process of migrating our email accounts from local servers to Exchange Online from Microsoft. Exchange Online will increase email storage, simplify integration with other MS Office services and improve stewardship of our resources by leveraging the high-quality cloud services that are now available.
In April, Adobe announced that Adobe Spark Premium will be FREE for higher education institutions like Ohio State. All students, faculty, and staff can access this service beginning Friday, July 1. OCIO and Enterprise Security have implemented extra security and set up the service so you can use your existing Ohio State credentials as your Adobe ID.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection privacy standard for individuals within the European Union (EU) that goes into effect on May 25. It also applies to the export of personal data to organizations outside the EU, including Ohio State.
To learn more about our approach to implementing GDPR, read Ohio State’s GDPR interim statement (osu.edu/privacy/gdpr.html).
Should you receive any external GDPR inquiries, please direct them to the IT Service Desk at 614-688-4357 (HELP) or via email at email@example.com.