Office 365: Getting Started

Please note that this guide is for Alamo Colleges District faculty and staff only; students will use a different "getting started" process to access their Office 365 account.  

  1. Go to .
    (This link is also available within ACES on the Employee tab on the Technology Deals portlet).
  2. Enter your email address (ex. [email protected]) and click Get started.
  1. Click on the appropriate role. Staff should select the "I'm a teacher" option.
  1. Once you receive the "Great! Go check your email" message, check your Alamo Colleges employee email.
Check your email and follow the email instructions

An email will be sent to you from Microsoft; if it does not appear in your inbox, please check your Junk folder.

  1. Open the email and follow the directions to validate your account; you will then be ready to use Office 365!

For support and assistance with Office 365, please contact your campus IT Help Desk.


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