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Email, calendaring, instant messaging tools, and platforms for collaboration and file sharing.

Add-in Requests

To maintain the University's data security, data integrity, and compliance, ITS vets all requests for the use of 3rd party applications in Office 365.

Broadcast Email and LISTSERV lists

Provides a single email address that delivers mail to all members of the group/team, which can also include non-UAlbany Mail addresses.

File Storage and Sharing

ITS provides file storage solutions for the University that are appropriate for storing your work-related data and files. 


ITS offers Microsoft Forms and Wiki Forms for creating web forms. These options are suitable for collecting certain types of data via informal surveys not subject to IRB review

Microsoft 365 Apps

Microsoft 365 Apps (M365) is the name of the latest version of Microsoft Office that enables you to work from the very latest versions of Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place, so your team has easy access to all the tools they need to work effectively. Share files, edit documents, take notes, schedule meetings, chat with the group all right in Teams.  

Research Collaboration Platform

The Division of Research has created an invite-only Research Collaboration Platform community site.


Smartsheet is an application often used for project management and collaboration.  It is used to create, manage, and share projects, assign tasks, track project progress, manage calendars, share documents, and manage other work.

UAlbany Mail

Electronic message, information sharing, productivity, and integrated collaboration suites used to facilitate interactions between individuals and work groups as they create, share, and exchange information.  Includes services such as email, calendaring, productivity suites, file sharing, instant messaging tools, and web-based collaborative platforms used strictly for collaboration.

Wikis @ UAlbany

A wiki is a website that allows multiple users to add and edit content. Wiki spaces are intended to support University-related activities and are available upon request to faculty/staff.