Microsoft 365

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UVic rolled out Microsoft 365 for the UVic community in May 2020.

Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based service that combines Microsoft Office apps such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with cloud services like OneDrive, Microsoft Stream, and Microsoft Teams. Microsoft 365 will enable University of Victoria faculty, staff, and students to create, share, and collaborate securely on any device.

We currently have Teams, OneDrive, and Stream available, as well as the desktop and web application versions of other familiar Microsoft products, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. 

Details on the Microsoft 365 products that are available to the UVic community through this service can be found on our Microsoft 365 microsite

Who can use this service?

Microsoft 365 is available to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Emeritus* web apps only
  • Affiliates* web apps only

How do I request or access this service?

You can sign up for the Microsoft 365 service by logging in with your UVic NetLink ID and passphrase to Please allow up to 48 hours for all of the Microsoft Teams features to populate. After 48 hours, you may need to sign out of Microsoft Teams and sign back in.

Teams are automatically provisioned for every CRN course. Instructors will be able to access their course teams by launching the Teams application or by logging into

To request a team for all other use-cases, including departments, workspaces, or cross-listed courses, please fill out the online teams request form

What is the cost of this service?

There is no cost for faculty, students, or staff.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Clearihue A037