Microsoft 365

Last modified 6/29/2023

Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) is a collection of apps and communication tools, including Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), available to all current students, faculty, and staff at Illinois State University. Information on logging into the Microsoft 365 portal is available in Logging in to Microsoft 365


Office 365 access will be revoked 12 months after a University member officially leaves the University. It is strongly recommended that students who graduate or cease active enrollment in classes, and faculty/staff who leave the University‚Äôs employ, transfer any important emails and files from their ISU Office 365 accounts into a personal account prior to losing access. Additional information is listed in Technology Access After Leaving Illinois State University.


Illinois State University retirees will retain their access to Microsoft 365 however, they will be unable to utilize Office apps downloaded from the Microsoft 365 portal. Web versions of Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint will remain available. Other apps including Teams and Power BI are also unavailable.

The following apps can be found in the Microsoft 365 portal. Some apps as well as the Office Suite may be downloaded from the online portal. Assistance with accessing these apps is available in Launching Apps in Microsoft 365

Additional Information

The Microsoft 365 portal also allows you to perform administrative functions around your account, including: