M365 Email for students - Windows

M365 Email is a cloud email service provided to UVic students through our Microsoft 365 subscription. Here are some common support questions about using your M365 Email account on a Windows device.

Please note: this support information has only been tested on devices running supported versions of the Windows operating system.

Check your @uvic.ca email

You can check your email online through any modern web browser at https://outlook.office.com

Just login with your Netlink ID and password!

Add your @uvic.ca email to Outlook

If you prefer checking your email with a desktop mail client, you can add your @uvic.ca email to Outlook 365. See Microsoft Support article: Add an email account to Outlook

Get Outlook 365 for Windows


You can download Outlook 365 for Windows 10 at https://portal.office.com

Just login with your Netlink ID and password!

Can I add my @uvic.ca email to the Windows mail app?

The Windows mail app is not compatible with UVic M365 Email accounts because it doesn't support modern authentication methods. 

We recommend using a supported Outlook client for full functionality of your UVic M365 Email account.

Helpful Outlook support links