All MSU faculty and staff are automatically given an Office 365 mailbox.   Email addresses are generally in the format of first.last@montana.edu. 

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 outlookweb.montana.edu

Important

  • Outlook Web (OWA) Login Credentials - 

Username: NetID@msu.montana.edu
Password:  NetID password

  • Deleted Items - Messages 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.  

Email Setup Instructions

  • Outlook Email Setup - instructions to set up your MSU email account on Outlook/Outlook for Mac desktop app and for the Outlook mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows) on your phone or tablet.
  • Email Setup on Mobile Device - instructions to set up your MSU email account your phone or tablet's mail client:

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the Office 365 FAQ for answers to questions about email and other Office 365 related issues.