Office 365

The City University of New York provides Microsoft Office 365 for Education to students at participating colleges via the Microsoft Office in Education program. The license remains active until you leave the University, at which point it will be in read-only mode and you will be prompted to pay a license fee to Microsoft or stop using Microsoft Office 365 for Education.

See instructions for accessing Office 365 here or see below.

Office 365 Student Access

  1. Browse to
  2. Select, either “Sign In” or the person icon in the top-right corner
  3. On this screen sign in using the username that was given to you.
    • The username should look like
      • If you do not know your credentials remember that it is firstname.lastname then the last two digits of your EMPLID.
  4. A temporary password will be provided to you by the SLU Service Desk and then you will be prompted to create a new one for Office 365.
  5. You will be prompted to provide additional information to setup your Multi-Factor Authentication. Click Next and follow the prompts to setup your Multi-Factor Authentication via a text message, phone call, or Microsoft Authentication App.
  6. Next you will need to select “Outlook”, which should be the first item to select on your left.
    • You will be prompted to select your timezone, please make sure to select “-5:00, Eastern Time Zone”.
  7. You now have access to your SLU email. Remember if you have any issues logging in contact the SLU Service Desk.

How to Access Office 365 - Video Tutorial

Office 365 - Quickstart Guides

Quick start guides for popular Office365 apps: