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Office 365 for Students


Microsoft Office 365 for education

Salem State offers Office 365 for education, which includes email, instant messaging, group video and voice chat, and online document viewing and editing. With Office 365, students can access the same great Office 365 tools that businesses around the world use every day including:

 With Office 365, you will now have two separate accounts:

1. Office 365 account.

Email. You will continue to use Microsoft Outlook Web App or Microsoft Outlook to view and send email from your school account, but you will sign in at using the same user name and password.  

File sharing. We will use Microsoft SharePoint Online for sharing files and Microsoft Office Web Apps for creating and reading documents.  

Instant messaging and online meetings. We will use Microsoft Lync Online for both instant messaging and online meetings. 

2. Personal Microsoft account. This personal account will give you access to all existing OneDrive content, Messenger and other Microsoft services. You will use the same user name and password that was used to access your Salem State account.  

  • Sign into OneDrive using your Live@edu user name and password
  • Bookmark SkyDrive:

If you use Internet Explorer 7 or earlier, you will need to upgrade to a newer version of Internet Explorer.

If you have questions or need help, contact the helpdesk at or 978.542.2036



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