This page contains updates regarding the transition from SFU Connect to SFU Mail.
- The transition strategy involving a one-time transition for staff and faculty has been confirmed. Visit the Transition to SFU Mail page for more information regarding the strategy.
- Pilot transition to SFU Mail with all of IT Services and select local IT volunteers was executed in January 2018.
- Based on recent findings from the SFU Mail pilot transition, concerns regarding a limitation with the migration software affecting calendar have resulted in a revisit of the migration strategy for the rest of the SFU community. A one-time transition for staff and faculty instead of the original staged transition approach is under discussion. Details to be posted on this website as they are confirmed, and more information will be also be available in the upcoming General Information Sessions.
- In SFU Mail, only the primary calendar reports free/busy information. No other calendars within an account will count towards a user's free/busy schedule.
- In order to increase the speed of data migration, Trash and Junk folders will not be migrated from SFU Connect to SFU Mail. Click here for more information regarding what will and will not be migrated.
- Empty folders will not be migrated from SFU Connect to SFU Mail due to limitations of the migration software. Click here for more information regarding what will and will not be migrated.
- Users that have passwords that are 15+ years old will not be able to view recorded information sessions or log into the new email system. To verify whether you are affected, please try signing into access a live stream or recorded session. If you are unable to sign in, please change your SFU password.