Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

Inside Outlook

Outlook is a robust communication and productivity tool featuring:

  • Shared contacts and contacts for individual users
  • Calendaring for resources and individual users
  • Task lists
  • Rules to assist in organizing mailbox
  • Delayed distribution of e-mail
  • Reminders and follow-ups

August 2009: Updated MCPS Enterprise Email System

Calendaring Enhancements

  • Calendar Attendant: reduces scheduling conflicts by limiting calendar items to the latest version
  • Scheduling Assistant: provides visual guidance on the best and worst dates/times to schedule meetings
  • Schedulable Out of Office: users can set the Out of Office Assistant to begin and end on specified dates and times

Outlook Web Access Enhancements

  • Enhanced spell check options
  • Document Viewing – Locations: users can see a Read Only copy of files on a Windows server to which they have rights. These files can be download or emailed for editing
  • Web Ready Document Pre-viewing: users can view any Microsoft Office document in HTML in a browser
  • Please see FAQ for answers to commonly asked questions Updated 8/24/09

Outlook Tip

How do I get Outlook to "forget" previously used names/addresses?
Find out how (265K PDF)

Get Started with Outlook

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Training

Advanced Training
Go beyond the basics with self-directred training documents. Go to advanced training

Professional Development Training
Get additional training on Outlook. Sign up for Outlook Basics through the Professional Development Online (PDO). Log in, select Staff Development Registration from the left-hand sidebar. Then look under Office of Information and Organizational Systems for class dates and times for Outlook Basics.


If you're having technical problems with Outlook, please contact the Help Desk

If you are having technical problems with accessing Outlook via the Web, read our Outlook Web Access troubleshooting guide (540K PDF).

Updated August 24, 2009 | Maintained by Web Services