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Office 365 allows you to work with many Microsoft applications from the web and offers cloud storage.

All current University of Utah students, staff, and faculty are eligible to use a University of Utah Office 365 account.
Begin by logging in with and follow the instructions below. 
1 TB Storage, 2 GB File Size Limit, Multi-Device Access


Office 365 combines Microsoft Office applications and the cloud to create a more convenient, collaborative, and consistent work and file managing platform. 

The University of Utah has partnered with Microsoft to provide free installation of Office 365 for all current students, staff and faculty. 

Note: Outlook, Calendar and Skype for Business are NOT available in Office 365. Please continue to use those as you normally do through your UMail account. 

If you have a managed computer, you will need your desktop support team to install it for you. 

1. Go to

2. Click the large "LOGIN" button near the top right side of the page.

3. You will be directed to a "Sign in to Office 365" login page. Sign in with your and select Sign In.

4. You will then be redirected to an "Authentication Required" webpage or dialog box, depending on your operating system (OS) and browser. Enter enter your uNID and CIS password.

5. You will be directed to the Office 365 installation page. Select Install Now to install Office 365. 

After installation and for future use, follow the first four steps listed above. 


  • Latest versions of Microsoft applications
  • Access files on any device
  • Cloud access
  • Simplified compliance
  • Advanced IT controls
  • 1 TB of Storage

What you can use in office 365:

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Note: You CANNOT use Outlook, Calendar, Tasks and Skype for Business in Office 365. You should continue to access those applications through your UMail account.

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Get Started

Below are some recommended resources to help you get started. 


UIT Knowledge Base:

Microsoft Get Started:


Below are recommended tutorials, videos and guides. 



*  Verify with Information Security Office

Storage Public Sensitive  Restricted No Storage
Public Sensitive Data FERPA / Student Data PII / Social Security HIPAA / Patient Data PHI PCI / Credit Card Data
Personal mapped network drive* yes yes yes yes yes no
Departmental mapped network drive* yes yes yes yes yes no
Encrypted flash drive yes yes yes yes yes no
UBox yes yes yes yes yes no
Dropbox yes no no no no no
Apple iCloud yes no no no no no
G Suite (Google Docs & Drive) yes no no no no no

G Suite for Education, University of Utah  (Google Docs & Drive)

yes no no no no no
Microsoft OneDrive yes no no no no no

Microsoft  O365, University of Utah, OneDrive

yes yes yes yes yes no
Adobe Creative Cloud yes no no no no no


The University of Utah

Campus Help Desk

801-581-4000, Option 1

University of Utah Health Sciences

Hospital Service Desk



Last Updated: 8/20/19