Achieve more with Microsoft 365. Any time, any place, any device. Take your files with you wherever you go. Continue using familiar tools like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and discover new collaborative applications like Teams and OneDrive. Access your email and other tools from any Internet browser. Download Microsoft on up to five of your own devices. All your data is stored in the cloud in Canada.

Information Technology supports the licensing and installation of Microsoft 365.  In-depth support is not offered for individual applications. If you do not find resources here directly related to your needs, please visit Microsoft support and search for specific information.


Microsoft Teams

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License eligibility - A1

The A1 license is available to postdoctoral fellows, Emeritus Professors, Faculty clinicians, student workers (CUPE, TA/RA, WSP, Bursaries), academic or support staff on long-term disability, and casual pay/hourly/un-paid positions. 

The A1 license includes:

  • Exchange online: 50GB
  • One Drive
  • Teams
  • Web versions of Excel, OneNote (icluding application), Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

Other applications

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  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Power BI, and more


Microsoft OneDrive
  • Store and edit your files
  • Access your files even when offline
  • Share your work via links
  • Increase the security of your OneDrive by setting an expiration date for the shared links

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License eligibility - A3

The A3 license is available free of charge to professors, research associates (excluding postdoctoral fellows), librarians, power plant, and trades staff from the following groups: SSUO, PIPSC, management positions (NM) and confidential positions (NC).

Office suite applications can be downloaded from a mobile phone or computer (by registering with your uoAccess). Login to access Microsoft 365 online and see the download options.

The A3 license includes:
  • Bookings
  • Exchange Online: 100GB
  • Forms
  • One Drive: 1TB, Submit a request to obtain additional space
  • Planner
  • PowerApps
  • Power BI
  • Shifts
  • Stream
  • Sway
  • Teams

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Login to portal.office.com with your uoAccess credentials (your username followed by @uOttawa and the associated password). To download the Microsoft 365 suite, select dedicated button in the top right corner of your main page.

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