No. Your email address will continue to be
How do I access my mailbox when away from NISD?
Using Chrome as your browser, go to gmail.nisd.net
How will Chrome be installed on my computer/laptop?
NISD is "pushing" Chrome to all machines. If you have a laptop, you
must dock it or plug it into a network port in order to have Chrome installed.
Shouldn't I see a shortcut to Chrome on
No, we are not able to push a shortcut.
To access Chrome go to the START menu, select the GOOGLE CHROME folder, and then CHROME.
Can I use Chrome with Munis?
No. In fact, Chrome is being provided specifically for
email. Many of District web applications do not work with Chrome. Continue to use Internet Explore
for all other web applications.
I tried to send the Discretionary Leave Form to my
principal but received a “strange” message asking me what type of email system I was
using. I didn’t know what to do.
You should save the form and then send it as an
During this transitional phase do I need to do
anything in GroupWise to make sure my GroupWise mailbox doesn’t fill up?
Yes, you can do a couple of things:
You can go into GroupWise periodically and delete all messages that have an arrow next to
them. Those messages have already forwarded to your Google email account.
You can go into Tools, Options, Environment, Cleanup and set your mailbox to auto-delete
after __ days.
What about my archived messages? How do I access
For now, you will launch GroupWise and view your
archives as you have always done. There will be another solution once we get through this migration
Will shared calendars move into Google?
Yes, they will move with the owner of the calendar.
All users who usually view the calendar will need to add the calendar to their account
I’ve never used gmail before. How am I going
to get training?
For elementary campuses there will be two webinars per
week. These webinars will be on Monday and Thursday. They are 90 minutes in length and are a GREAT
way to get started. Watch for the Going Google posters on your campus for specific dates and times.
Additionally, there are training documents on this site, as well as a video that explains how to
get to the online training that is part of our Google accounts. Look under Getting
Started for more information.