University of Reading cookie policy

We use cookies on to improve your experience, monitor site performance and tailor content to you.

Read our cookie policy to find out how to manage your cookie settings.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft's Office 365 suite combines email, calendar, OneDrive file storage, Office Online apps and Microsoft Teams. Office 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 (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)

  • 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
Microsoft 365 Links