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Mount Royal is going Google

Welcome to the user adoption site for Google Apps at Mount Royal University. Google Apps empowers students and employees with an email, calendar and document management system that is just as collaborative and creative as they are! 

Project overview

In the summer of 2012, Mount Royal University students migrated to Google Apps for Education. This migration was well-received by students. In 2013 the President’s Executive Council and Board of Governors approved of migrating MRU Faculty and Staff to Google Apps. There are many benefits with migrating to Google Apps for Education. These benefits include better collaboration with Faculty, Staff and Students, mobile-friendly access, and campus-wide calendaring including booking rooms and resources.

Project status and schedule

ITS is now in the scheduling and implementation stages for the Google Migration for Faculty and Staff.  For more information on preparing for Google migration please visit the MRU Google Learning Centre.  View project schedule. 

Important: Once you have been migrated you will still have access to your Lotus Notes client for applications such as Pre-Travel Authorization, Expense Reports and Faculty Curriculum.

Next steps

You will notice there are some differences between Google Apps and Lotus Notes.  To aid you in the transition process please visit the MRU Google Learning Centre.  Here you will find instructional material covering how to manage, customize and use all of your Google Apps features, discover extra features, view timely tips and view a FAQ section for questions you might have.

Activation information

Employee Activation - Only once ITS informs your department that this link is available.

Student Sign up and Activation

The links for 'Students' and 'Employees' will provide the information you need to understand your email, calendar and contacts systems.  Continue exploring the site and you will discover great how-to (training) material, support resources and find answers to all of your Google.mtroyal.ca questions.

Training

If you wish to attend a training session ITS and ADC have arranged daily drop-in sessions in E229A  at the following times.  Note: These sessions will run until September 12. 

Session 1
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session 2
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session 3
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Session 4 (Except Friday, September 5 and Friday, September 12)
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Drop - In Support

There will also be a drop-in Google Sandbox running in T110 Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop-in to the T110 Google Sandbox if you have specific Google related questions or tasks that you would like to accomplish. 

Lotus Notes Databases

MRU Phone Directory

Policies and Procedures

Pre-Travel Authorization

Printing Services

Credit Curriculum Proposals

Credit-free Curriculum Proposals

For a list of  available web based Notes databases click here
 


     
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