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Microsoft 365

Microsoft's 365 suite (previously Office 365) combines email, calendar, OneDrive file storage, Office Online apps and Microsoft Teams. Microsoft 365 is provided to help you collaborate on work with colleagues and work partners.

Choose from the links below to get instructions on how to get the tool and information/help regarding it:

How to login

Use this link to Login to Office 365

Log in using the format username@ as below:

  • Students: (example)
  • Staff: (example)  

Using your email address to log in will not work!

What is available?

Staff Students


Office Software

  • Office applications (such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel) online
  • Installation of full versions on personally owned PCs/Laptops, Tablets and Phones via the ProPlus extension (up to five installations per device type). See box for details.

  • Integration with OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business

  • 1 TB storage. Ensure there are no contractual restrictions on use of Cloud Storage for the work you wish to store in One Drive. Use OneDrive for collaboration but be mindful that any documents used by a team will need to be moved should the owner of the document leave. Please read the University of Reading's usage requirements regarding OneDrive.
  • Ability to share files/folders with others

Email and Calendaring

  • 50 GB storage
  • Available online or via Outlook

Microsoft Teams

  • Instant messaging
  • Online meetings
  • Document collaboration

Updated by lm920207 on 22/02/23

Microsoft 365 Links
M365 for home use
As an advantage of the UoR's subscription to Microsoft Education Desktop products, all staff and students are eligible to download Microsoft 365 Apps onto personal devices. How to get Microsoft 365 on other devices