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Microsoft 365


Microsoft 365 (M365) is an online office and software/services suite available to TTUS and TTU students, faculty, and staff through microsoft365.com and a variety of desktop and mobile apps. M365 offers access to various services and software built around the Microsoft 365 platform. Learn more in askIT.

Overview of M365 services

TechMail - TechMail (also branded as Exchange Online or Outlook) is an email service managed by the TTU IT Division and hosted by Microsoft. TechMail provides advanced email, shared calendaring, contacts, 100 GB for email storage, and other productivity features.

OneDrive for Business - OneDrive for Business is 1 TB of free online storage available to TTUS and TTU students, faculty, and staff. Use OneDrive for Business to save documents, photos, videos, and other files; and access them from any computer or mobile device. You can also share those files with colleagues and even collaborate on content together.

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise - The subscription to Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise that you automatically get as a part of TTUS or TTU means that you always have the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Skype for Business, and Access. Other software may also be available.

Microsoft 365 for mobile devices - Full access to Microsoft 365 mobile apps for Android, iOS, and iPadOS.

Microsoft 365 on the web - With microsoft365.com—the official website for Microsoft 365— you can create, edit, and share your files from any browser. The site provides how-to articles, tips, training courses, templates, clip art, stock photos and media, add-ins for Microsoft 365 programs, productivity-enhancing tools, and web-based services.

How to access Outlook on the web without signing in twice

If you are prompted to sign in twice when accessing TechMail through the web, it is likely because you typed the old address for TechMail (https://mail.ttu.edu). Please access TechMail by going directly to https://outlook.com/ttu.edu.

Training and assistance

Excellent training resources are available at https://microsoft365.com/training. You may also find answers by searching our knowledge base—askIT—at https://askit.ttu.edu.