Email Simplification Updates

The Email Simplification Program was completed in 2017. Review past updates below.

Scheduled outage of mybConnected application - 10/9/2018

October 3, 2018

The mybConnected application will be temporarily unavailable on Tuesday, October 9th from 7:00AM-9:30AM. The following bConnected services will be impacted:

  1. Manage Your Account - creation and changes to accounts

  2. Manage Your Mailing Lists - creation, transfer and deletion of mailing lists

Sending through CalMail SMTP server now restricted

July 5, 2017

Sending through the CalMail SMTP server has been restricted as part of the Email Simplification Program. If your campus application, system, or device is experiencing a service interruption and can no longer send email, please see: What are my mail sending options when CalMail SMTP server is retired? for configuration instructions.

Reminder: CalMail SMTP server retirement scheduled June 30, 2017

June 27, 2017

The CalMail SMTP server will be retired on June 30, 2017 as part of the Email Simplification Program. Campus applications, systems, and devices that are currently using the CalMail server should be reconfigured in advance of this date. The bConnected team has contacted all known departments and individuals impacted by the change, but certain devices (e.g. multifunction devices/scanners) are not easily identifiable and may experience a service interruption if not updated.