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Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based suite of solutions that includes Outlook as the email and calendaring environment, as well as collaborative office applications such as Office Web Apps, Power BI, SharePoint, Teams, and Stream. 

Microsoft 365 Login & Multi-Factor Authentication

Access your Microsoft 365 online applications with a combination of your and IdentiKey password. Please note: only will work for accessing Microsoft 365 applications, not the common preferred email address format of (as shown below).

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CU Boulder faculty, students, and staff are required to log in to Microsoft 365 using Multi-factor authentication. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) increases account security by requiring multiple forms of verification to prove your identity when signing into an application. Visit OIT's MFA page for more information, set up instructions, and frequently asked questions about MFA.


What applications do I receive?

All faculty, staff, and students receive access to the following applications:

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Microsoft 365's public-facing scheduling tool

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Copilot for Bing Chat

Microsoft-supported suite of AI tools, available to faculty and staff.

Outlook service information

Outlook Email

Email, shared calendars and contacts, and tasks

Office Online service information

Office Online

Collaborate with Word, Powerpoint, Excel, OneNote online

ProPlus information

Microsoft 365 Apps

Desktop and mobile versions of Microsoft 365 Apps

OneDrive Service information


Online file storage and sharing

Power BI

Power BI

Data visualization that connects multiple types of data sources

Sharepoint service information


Web content creation, document management and collaboration

Microsoft Teams service information

Microsoft Teams

Messaging and collaboration app, in browser and desktop versions available

Office 365 Stream service information

Microsoft Stream

Online portal used to post and stream videos within specific organizations or groups

Office 365 Resource Library information

Microsoft 365 Resource Library

Additional Microsoft 365 online applications including OneNote, To-Do and more



  • Mobility: Work from virtually anywhere using trusted Office applications across your favorite devices--PCs, Macs, and mobile devices--and seamlessly move and work with your Office documents locally on your device or in the online environment.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with teammates, partners, and customers with documents that are always up to date and accessible from almost anywhere.
  • Communication: Microsoft Teams serves your communication needs, making it easy to see when someone is available, connect via instant message, audio or video calls and host online meetings.
  • Content Management: SharePoint Online makes it easy to set up and manage online communities, wikis and blogs, make customized forms and create and manage content and documents.
  • Outlook: Access email and calendars on the go and keep everyone in sync with enterprise-grade email and shared calendars.
  • Desktop Software: All current CU Boulder students, and eligible faculty and staff may download the latest versions of Microsoft Office software at no cost.

Who can get it

AffiliationWhat apps you receive
Faculty & Staff

Copilot for Bing Chat Enterprise, Outlook, Office Online, Microsoft 365 Apps*, One Drive for Business, Power BI, SharePoint, Microsoft Stream, Teams and To-Do List. 

*Visit the Microsoft 365 Apps page for details of eligibility. 

StudentsOutlook, Office Online, Microsoft 365 Apps, One Drive for Business, Power BI, SharePoint, Stream, and Teams.


The Office of Information Technology follows CU’s Retention of University Records policy APS 2006 to ensure that university records are retained and disposed of in accordance with federal and state laws. Microsoft 365 is in compliance with these standards. For more information visit: