Email

Office 365 for Email

Becker College uses Office 365 for both employee and student email. Office 365 has many great features including 25GB mail boxes, unlimited storage on One Drive, and collaboration features through Skype for Business. For students, email accounts are an important part of your Becker College experience. This account is used to receive important updates from your faculty and the administration. You can see your email through the portal.

Office 365 FAQs for Everyone:

Link to PDF Basic E-Mail Navigation in Office 365

Office 365 FAQs for Employees:

Link to PDF Office 365 First Time Setup FAQ

Link to PDF Office 365 New Features FAQ

Link to PDF Accessing E-Mail from your Smart Phone/Tablet

Office 365 FAQs for Students:

Link to PDF Accessing E-Mail from Your SmartPhone/Tablet

With Office 365, students will have two separate accounts:

Your Becker Office 365 account includes:

  • Email. You will continue to use Microsoft Outlook Web App or Microsoft Outlook to view and send email from your school account, but you will sign in at https://portal.office.com using the same user name and password.
  • File sharing. We will use Microsoft SharePoint Online for sharing files and Microsoft Office Web Apps for creating and reading documents.
  • Instant messaging and online meetings. We will use Skype for Business for both instant messaging and online meetings.

Your Personal Microsoft account includes:

  • OneDrive. This personal account will give you access to One Drive content, Skype for Business, and other Microsoft services.

Additional Office 365 Features include:

Email and calendars Cloud-based email and calendars powered by Microsoft Office 365 using your domain name.

  •   25 GB storage per user
Web conferencing Rich online meetings with audio and video, desktop sharing,   and virtual whiteboard.

  •   Excellent for distance learning
Office Web Apps Create and edit Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft   PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote documents using your favorite web browser.
Team sites Share files and documents with classmates. Create team,   study group, or club sites.

  •   Up to 300 sub sites

If you have questions or need help, contact the Help Desk at 508.373.1999 or helpdesk@becker.edu.