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Faculty/Staff Email

Faculty/Staff email is moving from GroupWise to Outlook


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Your GroupWise mailbox is 2 Gigabytes.

GroupWise uses your NIU AccountID and password.

Your alias is first initial last name@niu.edu. 
You can change your alias.

Your initial password is your date of birth in YYYYMmmDD format.
For example, if your birthdate is January 1, 1993, your initial password is 1993Jan01.
Your initial password is temporary and must be changed to a permanent password at password.niu.edu.

Novell client users can simplify GroupWise start-up

Who can have GroupWise?

  • Faculty and Staff
    - including student employees
  • Retirees

Novell Messenger Client

Novell Messenger Client is available for users with GroupWise accounts. The Novell Messenger Client is independent of the GroupWise client.

How To's


Get GroupWise at home,
on your mobile device, and on the web

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