University of Exeter Office 365

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University of Exeter Office 365

University of Exeter Office 365

How to access Office 365 components

Microsoft Office 365 is a family of products that provide integrated services for working collaboratively with fellow staff and students. If you need help with any of the features of O365 please see the FAQS. For more details on Office 365 systems please click on the links below:

Email  for your University Email, Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks.

OneDrive for Business  provides 1 Tb of secure cloud file storage and allows you to collaborate internally and externally to the University

SharePoint  provides a more formal and shareable cloud-based file storage with 25Tb per SharePoint Site.

Skype for Business  (formerly known as Lync or Office Communicator) provides instant messaging, voice or video conferencing, and file sharing between two or more users, internally or externally.

What’s happening next?

For Staff,

  • the full Office 2013 suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Skype for Business etc) is available to download to your university PC or laptop. Please do not click on the “Install Office 2016” link on the Office 365 homepage
  • you can also download the Office 2013 suite for free to up to 5 personal devices – laptops, tablets smartphones etc – see Microsoft Office on the Software page
  • The Office 365 Groups function will be rolled out to all staff later in 2017 to provide a further option for collaborative working

For Students,

  • iExeter has replaced exehub
  • One Note is available on the cluster PCs


How do I log into Office 365 email?

You must use your full university email address as your username to log in to any O365-based application, including Email, Outlook, Calendar, Contacts, Skype for Business, Mac mail, Outlook for Mac, exehub etc.

For example, instead of entering your username as js201 you now have to enter

Your password is is case-sensitive.

You will also need to do this on all your mobile devices on which you use your University Email, Calendar and/or Contacts – see the Set-up guides at Setup Guides for using O365 on Mobile devices.

Please note: you do still need to use your username (e.g. js201) to log in to your computer and other applications such as Trent, SRS, etc.