Email and Collaboration

Office 365 is a cloud-based set of applications by Microsoft. Prairie View A&M University has deployed online Email (Outlook), and will deploy additional applications such as OneDrive, & Teams shortly.

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Email Attacks

Phishing emails are emails designed get you to compromise your account by a cybercriminal by requesting you to not only to provide your user name, password or other sensitive data, but can also be used as a way to compromise your system. The emails attack can appear to come from external companies or from internal sources with a company email. They often have a sense of urgency or can make promises such as giving a raise, a promotion etc.

How to Access Shared Mailbox

Open a shared mailbox to Outlook.

After your admin has added you as a member of a shared mailbox, close and then restart Outlook. The shared mailbox should automatically display in your Folder pane in Outlook.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is the ultimate messaging app for your organization workspace for real-time collaboration and communication, meetings, file and app sharing, and even the occasional emoji! All in one place, all in the open, all accessible to everyone.

Office 365 – How to access via mobile device

Once your mailbox has been migrated you’ll need to make some minor adjustments to your email account on both the iPhone and Android mobile devices.

Office 365 Desktop Client Instructions

When you open Outlook you will be prompted with a Windows Security alert asking to enter your credentials.

Office 365 Web Access Instructions

How to access Office365 on the web
Go to (bookmark this page)
Enter your email (complete email address, including at the sign in screen, and click Next.


PVPlace is a portal that gives users access to secured information on the PV intranet, PantherTracks, Panther Email. PVPlace is a communication tool that allows users in PVAMU
Community to receive announcements and personal announcements.


Zoom’s web-based conferencing uses high-quality video and audio and is accessible on MacOS, Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices. Additionally, Zoom can be used with conventional phone lines for audio conferencing. Finally, this online platform can also connect to existing Smart Labs that contain Polycom, Tandberg, LifeSize, and similar devices.