Tutorial - Student Email First Log in

Step 1. Activate your user account, create a passphrase and set up multifactor authentication.

  1. Activate your PirateID and create a secure passphrase. pirateid.ecu.edu (see related article for activation instructions)
  2. Log in to your Microsoft 365 account using your PirateID and new passphrase. mymail.ecu.edu
  3. Click the Set it up now button to configure Multifactor Authentication. (see related articles for MFA setup)

Step 2. Install the full Office software suite to your computer.

  1. From your email, click the app launcher (the square dots). A popup list of available apps opens.

    Click the Office 365 link to open the page.
  2. Click the Install Office button.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete the Office suite installation to your computer.

Where Do You Go From Here?

Enrolled Students Prospective Students Having Trouble?
  • Visit the Student Quick Links website for links to set up mobile email, download Office (you have 5 licenses) and other FREE software, learning platform info for classes and computer labs.
  • Check out your OneDrive cloud storage:
    • Store up to 5TB!
    • Create and edit documents using OneDrive Office apps
    • Share and collaborate with fellow students or professors
    • OneDrive details (see related article)
  • FREE Windows 10 Operating System

Access your ECU email and OneDrive 5TB cloud storage.

Web apps included with OneDrive.

Installation Troubleshooting Guide from Microsoft



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