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Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is a collection of cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools developed by Microsoft. All active employees and students can access their Microsoft 365 accounts.

Microsoft 365® provides services that can help you.

  • Store and share files in the cloud.
  • Search and find content quickly.
  • Collaborate in real-time with other Microsoft 365 users.

What Microsoft 365 features are included in this offering?

  • Access to online editors for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Access to the Microsoft Teams® collaboration platform. Learn more
  • OneDrive storage of up to 1TB.
  • Download desktop versions of Office on up to 5 personal devices.

Login Instructions for Microsoft 365®

  1. In your web browser of choice, navigate to Microsoft 365.
  2. Enter your Elgin email address. Click the "Next" button.

    Sign in page for ECC Microsoft 365

  3. If prompted, select "Work or school account" on the next screen. If not, skip to step 4.
  4. Enter your password and click the "Sign in" button.

If this is your first time logging into Microsoft 365, follow the steps for setting up Duo Mobile, ECC's default Multi-Factor Authenticator, in the next section.

If you log into Microsoft 365 for the first time, you will be prompted to set up a Multi-Factor Authenticator. Please follow these steps to set up ECC's default authenticator, Duo Mobile.

  1. Click the "Next" button on the "Help us protect your account" page.
  2. Click "I want to use a different authenticator app."

    Get Authenticator App page on Microsoft 365. Link for

  3. Microsoft will direct you to a page with a QR code.

    At this time, you will need to install Duo Mobile on your phone from the iOS App Store or the Google Play Store for Android.

  4. Once installed, launch the Duo Mobile application on your phone and click the Plus (+) button or + Add in the upper right-hand corner.

    Duo Mobile app home page with the Plus / Add button circled.

  5. Click "Use QR code" in the Duo Mobile application.
  6. Scan the QR code provided by Microsoft using your phone's camera.
  7. Duo Mobile should now show the added Microsoft account with a six-digit passcode on your phone.

    Enter the passcode from the Duo Mobile app on your computer and click the "Next" button.

    Enter Code page of the authenticator app setup in Microsoft 365.

  8. On the next page, click the "Done" button.

  1. On the Microsoft sign-in page, login again using your ECC email address and password.
  2. On the "Stay signed in" page, click:
    1. The "Yes" button if on a personal device.
    2. The "No" button if on a shared device.

All available Microsoft 365 applications are on the left sidebar and can be used within your browser.

Home page of Microsoft 365 for browser. The apps in the sidebar navigation are highlighted.

You can also choose to install the applications on your local computer.

Home page of Microsoft 365 for browser. The

  1. Click the "Install apps" button in the upper right.
  2. Choose "Microsoft 265 apps" to download.
  3. Launch the OfficeSetup.exe file from your downloads folder and follow the installation prompts.