Accessing Office 365 Education (Online Version Only)

Accessing Office 365 Education (Online Version Only)

CSU Global students can access a suite of online Microsoft Office products through Office 365 Education; downloadable versions are not available and can be purchased directly from Microsoft. Online access includes:

  • Project for Office (View Only)
  • Common Data Service
  • Education Analytics
  • Microsoft Kaizala Pro
  • Whiteboard (Plan 1)
  • Office Mobile Apps for Office 365
  • To-Do (Plan 2)
  • Azure Active Directory Basic for EDU
  • School Data Sync (Plan 1)
  • Microsoft Stream for O365 E3 SKU
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft StaffHub
  • Power Automate for Office 365
  • Power Apps for Office 365
  • Azure Rights Management
  • Microsoft Forms (Plan 2)
  • Microsoft Planner
  • Sway
  • Yammer for Academic
  • Office for the web (Education)
  • SharePoint Plan 1 for EDU

More information can be found on each of the above systems once you’ve completed sign-up.

–   Note: Word and PowerPoint do not require additional steps beyond sign-up. Other products require additional authentication steps (more information is included below).


To gain access, navigate to the below URL:

–  Note: To sign-in, after sign-up has been completed, use the following URL:

Once on the sign-up page, students will enter their CSU Global email address and click “Get Started”

Follow the sign-up prompts and retrieve the verification code sent to your CSU Global email account; enter the code to continue.

Once this step is complete you will have access to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Other products can be used but require the additional authentication process outlined below.


 Clicking on any of the other products will being the authentication process, starting with the below prompt:

Clicking “Next” will bring up the following screen.

Below is just one authentication method done through the Microsoft Authentication mobile app. Once you’ve downloaded the app, click “Next”.

–    Note – you may choose another option by clicking “I want to set up a different method”

Continue through the process by clicking “Next”

Using your phone, scan the QR code provided on your screen. On the mobile device that has the authenticator app you will see a notification – click Approve.

Once you’ve clicked Approve on your mobile device you will see the below screen on your computer. Enter your mobile number and select either “Text me a code” or “Call me”; this will provide a verification code for the final step in the setup process.

Once you’ve entered the final verification code you are able to use the other systems listed above.

Mail this page!

Was this helpful?