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Signing in to Office 365 (Students)

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Office 365 is a productivity cloud that gives you access to applications such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive. Applications can be installed on a PC, laptop, or mobile device. OneDrive offers 1TB of cloud storage.

In this guide, you will learn how to sign into Office 365 with your student email.

Note: In order to sign into Microsoft Office, you will need your email password. Visit our guide on how to view your email password, so you don't run into any issues when you access your email. Once you've got your password, then return to this guide to sign into Office.

Go to ACES.

Enter username and password.

Click Sign In.  

ACES login page with username and password

Once you are signed in, select Email.

instruction to select email in aces

Enter your email address and click Next.

sign in page for microsoft with alamo email typed in box

Optional: Choose to stay signed in, so you don't have to login every time and elect not to show this message again.

question asking to stay signed into microsoft with instructions giving the option to show the message again or not. this is an optional step

Now you will be logged into your ACES email account.

From your ACES email, locate and select for the app launcher (grid) in the top left corner of the screen.

instruction highlighting grid icon in Outlook email

A menu will appear. Click the link that states Microsoft 365.

instruction highlighting Microsoft 365 office suite

Success! You are now logged in to Microsoft and from this page, you can easily download Office 365 suite to your computer, or you may use the web applications.

office 365 welcome page

Additional Support

For help signing into Office or downloading application please visit download office applications or contact your local or district IT help desk.  


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