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Formatting Images in Word

  • Microsoft Word gives you many options when formatting a document that includes images. This tutorial will give you an overview of those options.  Once you have your picture on the document (Ctrl+V to...

Formatting Word Mail Merge Values in Excel

  • Occasionally some numbers in Excel don't format correctly in Word when using the mail merge feature under the Mailings tab. Follow these steps to resolve this issue before your merge.  1. First,...

Frequently Called Numbers

  • Here is a list of Frequently Called Numbers and a description of how they can help. If you're still not sure, try calling the directory at (906) 227-1000 or visiting the online resources directory...

G Suite Help

  • G-Suite Learning Center https://gsuite.google.com/learning-center G Suite Training extension for Chrome Using G Suite a quickstart guide Using Gmail Using Google Calendar Using Google Drive...

G Suite Opt-in

  • NMU has begun switching email accounts from on campus mail servers to gmail accounts accessible via http://gmail.nmu.edu.NOTE: your email address will remain the same - Userid@nmu.edu After opting...

G Suite Opt-In FAQs

  • Is the Opt-In to G Suite mandatory?Will my @nmu.edu account be available for life?How much space is available in G Suite?Can I change my name displayed on by NMU G Suite account?How long will the old...

General Cleanup for your Computer

  • These steps can help clean and speed up your computer along with running malware scans. The Helpdesk offers more advanced cleanup support that you can take advantage of if your computer starts to...

Giving and Removing Permissions in Outlook

  • If you have an Exchange mailbox you can give others different levels of permission to access your calendar or other items in Outlook. You can also view, remove, or change those permissions at any...

Guest Wireless Locations

  • NMU Wireless internet is available on registered computers all over campus for students, staff, retirees, and faculty. Visitors without NMU credentials can connect using the NMU_GUEST access points...

How Defragmenting Works

  • When a program saves a file on a disk, it puts the file into an empty space on the disk. When it saves changes to the file, it saves the changes to another empty space on the disk. Each time it saves...

How to Add an Email Signature

  • NMU's Marketing and Communications office has created a page to help you set up an Email signature that can be used from various email clients. See How to Add an Email Signature on their website.

How to set Track Changes in Microsoft Word

  • Track Changes is a built in feature in Microsoft Word which allows you to see the changes that were made to the document. To view changes, or to edit a document with them, follow the instructions...

I Don't Know my Password

  • Your NMU password is a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters that is eight characters or more in length. You most likely created your password when you first set up your user...

Identifying and Limiting Spam

  • Here are some tips to help you identify if an email is spam: Northern will NEVER ask you for any personal information such as your NMU password or Social Security Number through an email. In fact,...

Identifying Phishing Attempts

  • At the HelpDesk, and throughout campus, there has been an influx of phishing attempts on NMU accounts. In response to this we would like to get the word out to the NMU community about ways to tell if...

Importing an Outlook pst file

  • Importing an Outlook pst file is a way to make the file contents available in Outlook in a different storage location. If you don't need or want to import the contents of an Outlook pst file to...

Importing Outlook and OWA content to G Suite

  • If you are using Microsoft Outlook to access your NMU E-mail and/or have an Microsoft Exchange Account available on OWA, and typically issued to faculty and staff follow these instructions. If you...

Importing Webmail Content to G Suite

  • If you are using Webmail to access your NMU E-mail follow these instructions. If you are using Microsoft Outllook to access your NMU E-mail and/or have an Microsoft Exchange Account typically issued...

Indentifying Outlook Storage Locations

  • Microsoft Outlook typically stores the messages, folders, calendars, and other items available to you in files with a .pst extension in the "Outlook Files" folder in the "Documents" folder on your...

Informational Posters

  • These posters are displayed around the HelpDesk and in other areas on campus in order to help educate the public on useful technological information. You may download, print, and use these PDF...

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