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OTS Training Workshops + Ensure You Are Counted When Accepting a Meeting in Outlook

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Administrative Professionals Series – Office 365

Thursday, August 9th, 2018 – 10:00am-11:30am – York Road 304

Discover how to create, collaborate and store documents and files using Microsoft Office 365.

Administrative Professionals Series – PowerPoint Extreme Makeover

Monday, August 13th, 2018 – 10:00am-11:30am – York Road 304

Learn how to further engage your audience by utilizing some simple guidelines and tools within the PowerPoint software.

Administrative Professionals Series – Technology Toolkit

Thursday, August 16th, 2018 – 1:30pm-3:00pm – York Road 304

Become oriented with the technologies considered critical to know by each employee of Towson University.

Administrative Professionals Series – Excel Crash Course

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 – 1:00pm-4:00pm – York Road 304

Attend this Excel boot camp to learn basics through advanced tools.

Creating Accessible PDF Documents

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 – 10:00am-11:30am – Cook 404A

Learn how to take an existing document and make it accessible to people with disabilities.

WebEx Information Session

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 – 2:00pm-3:00pm – WebEx Online Meeting

Discover how to remotely communicate with others using audio, video, chat and screen sharing.

Office 365: OneDrive

Thursday, September 6th, 2018 – 1:00pm-3:00pm – Cook 404A

Collaborate, store and create documents and files using Microsoft OneDrive.


To sign up for free technology workshops, visit our workshop schedule. You can also contact us directly regarding any software training related issues at training@towson.edu or 410-704-4070.

OTS Training Tip of the Week

Reply to Outlook Meeting Invites

When creating a meeting in Outlook, if the invitee accepts the meeting, but clicks “do not send a response,” the tracking information for the Meeting Organizer does not update to accepted.  Their response is tracked as “none”. To make sure you are counted as attending the meeting:

  1. Click Accept in the ribbon of the meeting invite.
  2. Click either Edit the Response before Sending or Send the Response Now.

Outlook meeting invite accept responses

People who organize a lot of meetings can use the following setting to automatically delete responses that don’t contain comments:

  1. Click File in the ribbon.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Click Mail option, then scroll to the Tracking settings.
  4. Place a check mark in the box beside Update tracking information, and then delete response that don’t contain comments.
  5. Click the Save button.

Tracking options in Outlook options menu

Enjoy our tip of the week? Send us suggestions at training@towson.edu!

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