Registering Your Office 365 Account

 


 Click the play button on the left to see how to register your Office 365 account.

 

Office 365 Quick-Start Guide

Follow these steps to register your Office 365 account. If you have problems with this process, please call the IT Service Desk for assistance:

  • On Campus: ext. 5995
  • Off Campus: 314-968-5995
  • Toll-free: 1-866-435-7270

Important

  • The Office 365 password you choose in the setup process becomes the password for the Connections portal and applications accessed through it. For a complete list of applications that now use this password, click here.
  • You will not see an Outlook email icon in the Office 365 portal. For now, the way you access email does not change. In the near future, we will be switching to email in Office 365. Stay tuned! 
    • Note: While how you access email does not change, you will need to update your email client/mobile device with the new password you setup.

Let's get started! Just 4 steps.

  1. Go to the Office 365 sign-in page at portal.office.com
  2. Sign into your Office 365 account with these credentials: 
    • Username: Your Webster email address
    • Password: Your default temporary password will either be:

A.   Your 7-digit Student, Staff, or Faculty ID number. 

OR

B.    Your first initial capitalized, last initial lowercase, your Webster ID number, and a # sign. (for example Kc1234567#) 

If you try both password options but neither one works, please call the Webster University IT Service Desk: 

3. After you sign into Office 365, you will immediately be prompted to set up your security options. If you are not prompted, go to the security options page.

 4. After setting up your security options, go to the change your Office 365 password page.

    •  Your new password should be at least 12 characters long, contain both capital and lower case letters, a number, and one special character. For complete details about Webster's password policy, view it here.
    • Remember, the Office 365 password you set becomes the password for the Connections portal and applications accessed through it, and your Webster email. For a complete list of applications that now use this password, click here

That's it! To use Office 365, just sign in at portal.office.com To learn about all the great features of Office 365, check out the training resources here.