These tools are currently available to GSAS students, or faculty and staff in Central Administration, FASGSD, GSE, HDS, HMS/HSDM, HSPH, and Radcliffe.

  • Collaboration, email & calendar

    Welcome to Office 365 for Harvard

    Your service portal for email and calendar, file-sharing and project collaboration.

Skype for Business

Skype For Business is here! If you are an Office 365 For Harvard Email & Calendar customer (excluding HMS/HSDM colleagues), you are now able to use Skype For Business as long as your computer meets the minimum desktop requirements. Optionally, you can opt to use the web-based version of the Skype For Business application available through OWA or the iOS and Android mobile applications. Click here to learn more.

Office 365 Login

Login Type:
HMS/HSDM Office 365
Office 365 for Harvard
SharePoint - Team and project collaboration and document sharing sites
O365 Outlook Web App* - Office 365 Email & Calendar
OneDrive - Personal space to store and share work documents
Proofpoint* - Spam filtering quarantine and personal settings
Office 365 Apps - Download apps for PC, Mac, and mobile devices
*service not yet available to everyone 
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Get Started

HMS/HSDM colleagues click here to get started.
  • Visit our training site for quick-reference guides and video based tutorials. 

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Stay informed

Skype/Office 365 Online Training Session

August 22, 2016

On August 24th at 1pm, HUIT will host a live, drop in session for your Skype and OneDrive questions. You can come in at any time, using the link below for the Skype session. You can practice, see what Skype can do, or ask questions about a business problem you want to solve with these technologies. If you have questions about the session, feel free to email Steve Leibowitz . To join, click this link- Join Skype Meeting.

8/5 - Changes to the Office 365 login pages

August 1, 2016

This Friday, from 10PM-midnight, HUIT will perform a major upgrade to the Office 365 authentication engine (ADFS).  This upgrade will change the look of the login pages, improve the overall security,  provide additional fault tolerance and add several important product features.  

Apple Mail users & private emails sent to mailing lists

February 25, 2016
A relatively recent update to Apple products has resulted in incorrect email addresses being associated with contacts. This potentially affects anybody who uses Apple Mail directly and everyone else indirectly.

Publish your calendar so that others outside of your organization can see when you are busy.

June 16, 2015

Use Outlook Web App to publish your calendar so that others outside of your organization can see when you are busy.  Create URLs that you can give to people outside your organization. One URL lets the recipient subscribe to your calendar by using Outlook or Outlook Web App, and the other lets the recipient view your calendar in a Web browser. You can control how much detail others can see.

Clutter email from Microsoft

April 22, 2015

Microsoft has sent an email to users to announce Clutter, an optional, new, Office 365 feature that will teach your inbox to remove bulk and unwanted email. For more information on Clutter click here. or go to the FAQ section in Email & Calendar and search for Clutter.

Change to login page styling

February 26, 2015

Thursday evening, from 8:00 to 8:30 PM, the styling of the sign in page for Outlook Web App, SharePoint and OneDrive will be changed.  There is the possibility of brief outages during this period for users trying to log in to these services via the web.

Users who have ongoing sessions that do not require authentication during this period will not be affected.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Redesigned Office 365 for Harvard Portal

February 20, 2015

The Office 365 for Harvard portal has been redesigned and moved to OpenScholar.  As the Office 365 for Harvard community grows, OpenScholar will provide improved capacity, better communications tools and superior content management.   Thank you to our friends and colleagues at Harvard Web Publishing for all of their help!

App Launcher & Navigation Bar Changes

January 22, 2015

Microsoft has replaced the existing Office 365 navigation bar with a new feature called the App Launcher.

Office 365 app launcher provides a new navigation experience where all your apps are easily available from the top navigation bar. You can quickly launch your email, documents, spreadsheets, calendar and presentations.

For more information please click here.

Office 365 Directory Maintenance

January 21, 2015

On Thursday, January 22, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm, HUIT will be performing maintenance on the Office 365 email directory.

Your email will not be impacted by this change, however when emailing some users during this time you may receive an undeliverable message. If you receive an undeliverable message, please resend the message after 10:00 pm.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact your local IT support.

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