Office 365 Collaboration and Communication portal at the VUB

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The Office 365 portal offers the VUB community the possibility to use the on- and offline Cooperation and Communication tools of Microsoft. As of 29 November 2017, members of staff who were not yet migrated to Office 365 will be transferred to Office 365 in the coming weeks.

Locally on your Machine

The platform offers the possibility to use the Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint,...) freely as long as you are a staff member of student from the VUB. You also get plenty of storage space online via OneDrive, together with the possiblity to share your files with optional editorial rights.

New e-mail environment and e-mailaddress

The migration to Office 365 means you will receive a new email address ending with ''. Your old email address ( will also continue to function.

Office 365 for members of staff

A great number of members of staff have been migrated to Office 365 over the last year with the assistance of the ICT Department. As of 29 November 2017, the remaining members of staff will be migrated to Office 365 in an automated way. Each member of staff will receive a personal message informing them when their mailbox will be migrated to Office 365.

Office 365 for students

The IT Department of the VUB is gradually performing the migration of Office 365 for our students. As soon as it is your turn, you will receive an email from them on your VUB mail address. Follow their instructions and they will grant you access.

Where can you find help with Office 365?

In the 'Office support' portal by Microsoft you will find videos and manuals.

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