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Nashville: Office 365

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What is Office 365

 

Office 365 is an online suite of Microsoft Office products to help you complete your work - plus space in the Cloud for you to save your work.  You access it by going to www.office.com and logging in with your school email address & password.

How to Set it Up

Set Up Office 365

  1. Go to www.office.com

  1. On the left-hand side of the middle of the screen, click the red “Sign In” button.

  1. To sign in, enter your new school email address, which is usually FirstnameLastname@my.fortis.edu  For example: Jane Doe would be JaneDoe@my.fortis.edu

  1. Your initial password is Your First Initial, Last Name, Last 4 digits of your SSN, and two exclamation marks.  For example:  Jane Doe with a SSN of ###-##-3546 would be JDoe3546!!

  1. When it asks to set up a two-step authentication, do not do this!  Instead, tell it   “I want to set up a different method” at the bottom of the pop-up box.

  1. To authenticate this first time, you will need your cell phone nearby.  Select “Phone,” put in your cell phone number, and allow it to send you a code via text message.

  1. Put that code into the box on the computer screen.

  1. Click “Next.”

  1. Click “Done.”  You will now be in your Office365 Dashboard.
  2. Double click on the Outlook App, on the left, 4th icon down.  You’re in your email!

If you have any trouble, consider submitting a help ticket through the Student Technology Link:  https://www.fortis.edu/our-difference/student-technology-center

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