Login to Office 365

For instructions on how to login to the various Office 365 services, including email, SharePoint and OneDrive, see below. Note that your account must be enabled for Office 365 services before you can log in.

Logging in to Office 365

  • Go to the main Office 365 portal at http://office365.com and click Sign In on the top right and select Work, school or university

     
  • Enter your access.caltech username in the form username@caltech.edu (e.g. jsmith@caltech.edu) and click Next. 
    This may not be the same as your preferred email address.
     
  • You will now see the Caltech Office 365 login page. Login with your access.caltech username in the form username@caltech.edu (e.g. jsmith@caltech.edu) and password.
     
  • Your landing page will depend on the Office 365 services enabled for your account
  • Clicking on the App Launcher on the Suite Bar at the top left displays the services that are enabled for your account

 

SharePoint

If you have already logged in to Office 365 using https://office365.com, you can go to Sites > and select SharePoint Home, here you can navigate the menu to reach your team's SharePoint site.

Below is a direct link to the Caltech SharePoint Home page:

  • Caltech SharePoint Home via https://caltech.sharepoint.com. This site contains information about SharePoint at Caltech, user guides, and an index of all Caltech SharePoint sites.
  • Mobile Access - SharePoint sites are available via your mobile device's browser(s). Site functionality is optimized for tablets and limited on phones.
    • Office Mobile - allows you to view, edit, and share Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents from your mobile device. This app requires a paid subscription for Office 365. For more information about this service, including pricing, please contact the Help Desk via https://help.caltech.edu (select request type: IMSS > Cloud Services > Office 365)

OneDrive for Business

If you have already logged in to Office 365 using https://office365.com, you can go to OneDrive in the suite bar to access your Office 365 personal storage.

Below is a direct link to your Caltech OneDrive for Business:

Outlook Exchange Email

If you have already logged in to Office 365 using https://office365.com, you can go directly to your Outlook Exchange email in the suite bar to access your mailbox.

Below is a direct link to your Outlook email:

 

For questions, please submit a request via https://help.caltech.edu (select request type: IMSS > Office 365) or call x3500.