Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that brings together a variety of Microsoft applications, such Excel and Word, with powerful cloud services like OneDrive and Outlook, to help you create and share anywhere on any device.
Following are the supported Office 365 applications that are available for use:
- People (Contacts)
Note: Office 365 add-ons are not permitted in the Stanford Office 365 environment. Asterisk (*) indicates applications that will be rolled out to the university in 2023.
Faculty, staff, and students
A full-service SUNet ID or a sponsored full-service SUNet ID
Office 365 applications are approved for the following Risk Classifications as defined by the Information Security Office.
|All classifications - High & PHI only if Secure: is used in the subject line.||Outlook/Mail/Exchange|
|All classifications - High-Risk & PHI only with Cardinal Key||
|Low and Moderate Risk Data||
Free of charge
Outlook Email and Calendar
- To use Outlook on the web, the web-based email client for Office 365, open a web browser and go to webmail.stanford.edu. Authenticate with your SUNet ID and SUNet ID password.
- To install Outlook on your desktop or laptop computer, see Which Version of Outlook Should I Use for links to the installer files.
- To set up a desktop email client or mobile device, see the Office 365 configuration instructions.
In webmail, or at portal.office.com, in the upper left corner, click on the app launcher. You will see a list of Office 365 applications, such as OneDrive, Word, Excel and PowerPoint that are available for you to use. Click on the name of the application to use it.
Direct links to the applications are as follows:
- People (Contacts)
Note: Not all Office 365 tools are available at Stanford. To learn more, visit Office 365 Tools That Are Not Available at Stanford (Access Restricted). *indicates the application is rolling out to the university in 2023.
For assistance, please submit a Help ticket.