Student Email – First Log in

Step 1. Activate your user account, create a passphrase and set up multi-factor authentication.

  1. Activate your PirateID and create a secure passphrase. pirateid.ecu.edu (see related article for activation instructions)
  2. Log in to your Office 365 account using your PirateID and new passphrase. mymail.ecu.edu
  3. Click the Set it up now button to configure Multi-Factor 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.
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    Click the Office 365 link. The Office 365 page opens.
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  2. Click the Install Office button.
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  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?
  • Set up mobile email
  • Download Office suite on other personal computers (you have 5 licenses)
  • 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)
  • Office 365 tools like Planner, Sway and Teams (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