Browse services related to electronic communication channels and tools.

Adobe Connect Pro

Adobe Connect, an advanced web conference platform, lets users integrate software like PowerPoint, Flash and whiteboard tools into web meetings. It also offers invitation and management tools for organizing large meetings.


Box is a cloud-hosted data storage and collaboration service and tool for students, faculty, and staff. Box enables UC Davis affiliates the ability to share and access information from anywhere, at any time, and with any device.


DavisMail, powered by Google/Gmail, is the campus email service for UC Davis students, and an option for academic and administrative departments.

Email Lists

The campus Email list processor (Sympa) is a mailing list service that allows users to create email lists, add and remove subscribers, setup archives, and configure settings.

The campus Email list processor is available to all campus constituents.

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education is a suite of Google applications. Google Drive is the home of Google Docs, a suite of productivity applications that offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.

Mass Electronic Mailing (Bulk Email)

The Bulk Email system distributes campus mass emails (250 recipients +).

According to the Mass Electronic Messaging policy, all bulk email messages must be approved prior to being processed. The approving offices are as follows: Office of the Registrar for student mailings, Academic Senate for Faculty mailings, and the Office of Administration for staff mailings.

Online Directory Services

The UC Davis Online Directory provides contact information for students, faculty, staff and departments and is maintained by IET Communications Resources Directory Services and UCDHS Telecommunications.


Slack is a cloud-based collaboration tool that allows teams to communicate in real-time via chat in public or private channels.

UC Davis has a campus-wide Slack "team" that is available to staff, faculty, and students.


uConnect offers a set of Microsoft services for authentication, authorization, email, instant messaging, screen sharing and voice and video conferencing. The services are available to faculty, staff and students. uConnect hosts over 29,000 mailboxes in Exchange Online and allows logon services for all affiliates with campus computing accounts. Academic and administrative units may leverage uConnect's Active Directory for management of systems, users, and groups.


uConnect Exchange On-Prem

uConnect Local (Exchange) is an email system with electronic mail, calendaring, contacts and tasks for users who need their mail stored on the premises. It includes support for mobile and web-based access and data storage.

uConnect Office 365

Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud-based suite of Office productivity software. Campus users can get access to a widening array of cloud-based software for communication, collaboration, and productivity.

uConnect Skype for Business

Skype for Business is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform (it was formerly known as uConnect Lync or Lync at UC Davis; see Microsoft's statement on the name change).