When does the migration take place?
Migrations take place bi-weekly.
How long does the migration take place?
They happen over a 24 hour period.
Is it automatic for all students? When does it take place?
It is not automatic. A report runs weekly for those students eligible to be migrated to Gmail.
Will the items be saved once the migration takes place?
Emails are moved from Exchange to Gmail, not copied. Items will not be saved on exchange.
If the student currently uses Outlook on their machine, how do they adjust the settings when Gmail takes over?
Using Outlook: If IMAP settings are in place, which should work fine.
Mobile devices: User must to do the Gmail IMAP sync. More information is available here.