Office 365

 

Office 365 is Microsoft’s online portal for email, data storage, productivity apps, and collaboration tools.  Seattle University provides access to Office 365 for all students, faculty, staff, and other eligible accounts. 

Office 365 is accessible 24x7x365, on any device, from anywhere in the world. Visit https://portal.office.com and sign in with your SeattleU credentials to access OneDrive, Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Powerpoint, and more!

Seattle University students, faculty, staff and other eligible accounts receive:

  • 50 GB Outlook storage (email, calendar, and contacts)
  • 1,000 GB OneDrive storage (files and folder data)
  • Access to SharePoint Online, Teams, Office 365 Groups, and other collaboration tools
  • Access to online versions of popular Office applications, including Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • 5 free downloads of Microsoft Office on up to 5 personal devices!

After graduation, Seattle University alumni retain all email functionality including a seattleu.edu email address for life. OneDrive storage is changed to read-only (new files cannot be added) and limited to 5 GB. Other Office 365 services become unavailable. 

Microsoft Office 365 Learning & Training Opportunities  

IT Services partners with Microsoft to bring in-person Office 365 training to SU students, faculty, and staff. Each month in 2020, local experts from the Microsoft Store will host hands-on learning and training sessions to help us get more out of the technology we use every day.  Visit our Office 365 Training site for more information, including a current calendar of events. 

Log on to Office 365

To log in to your Office 365 account, visit https://portal.office.com and enter your Seattle U account credentials. If it’s your first time signing in, enter your full email address.  

screenshot of the new SeattleU Office 365 Portal with an image of Lemieux Library

Once logged in, use the App Launcher to navigate between Outlook, OneDrive, Word Online, and other Office 365 applications. Microsoft regularly adds or updates applications available through Office 365; feel free to explore!

Popular Office 365 apps at SeattleU

Outlook

Outlook provides access to your SU email account. Use Outlook to send and receive messages, schedule meetings, save Contacts information, and collaborate with peers and coworkers. To learn more, please visit the Microsoft Outlook Guide.

OneDrive

OneDrive provides secure, easy-to-use storage space that’s accessible from any device.  Data stored in your OneDrive is only accessible to you by default; however, you can choose to share data with anyone, including people outside of Seattle University.   To learn more, please visit the Microsoft OneDrive Guide.

OneNote

OneNote stores and synchronizes your notes across all of your devices, so you can focus on your thoughts and ideas. Learn more about OneNote with the Microsoft OneNote Guide.

SharePoint and Groups

Microsoft provides SharePoint Online and Office 365 Groups (you can think of Groups as “SharePoint Lite”) to collaborate and communicate with your teammates and coworkers.  Create and edit documents in real-time; develop shared calendars and email distribution lists; store and share project plans and business data to some or all of your team. Learn more about SharePoint and Groups with the Microsoft resources below:

Teams

Microsoft Teams provides chat, virtual meetings, and other real-time collaboration services to a SharePoint environment. Use Teams to keep your group, project team, or department connected to their work from any device and any location.  Learn more about Teams from the Microsoft Teams Guide.

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