All MSU Faculty and Staff are automatically given an Office 365 mailbox.   Email addresses are generally in the format of 

Office 365 Email Features/Benefits

  • 50GB mailbox capacity
  • Collaboration through shared contact lists and calendaring
  • Mobile clients for iOS (Apple) and Android devices
  • Web access to email from any platform with Outlook Web (OWA) at


  • Outlook Web (OWA) Login Credentials

Sign into Office 365/OWA using:


Password:  NetID password

  • Deleted Items

Emails in the "Deleted Items" folder will be permanently deleted after 30 days. Email in your Inbox and other folders are retained until you delete them.

  • Email Retention

UIT cannot restore emails from back-up. We recommend storing critical documents and attachments in a file/folder and not in your mailbox.  

Outlook Configuration Instructions

Mobile Device Email Setup

Use the following instructions to set up your MSU Office 365 email on your mobile device:

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on how to set up and use email and other Office 365 related questions please see the FAQ.