Information Computing and Technology Services
Office 365 for Students
Student Office 365

Office 365 for Students - Email and More

Work smarter from anywhere with Office 365 ProPlus. 

ECU has expanded the student Office 365 subscription to include even more features. The email, calendar, contacts, Lync communication and OneDrive storage services are still available, and with the ProPlus subscription, you now have

  • Microsoft Office ProPlus - full Office 2013 download for up to five computers (Mac and Windows)
  • Office mobile - mobile apps - not included in the five downloads
  • Office streaming - stream an Office program to any computer and save your downloads

Want to learn more?

View this introductory video

Programs for Windows, Mac and mobile

Get started with Office 365

Get Started

  1. Your PirateID is sent to you by letter after your acceptance at ECU. It is your last name + first initial + year of admittance.
    Example: PeeDee Pirate's PirateID = piratep14 | email address =
  2. Use your PirateID username to log in to Office 365, Blackboard, Pirate Port, Banner and more.
  3. Register your PirateID at the passphrase maintenance website and set up security questions and passphrase.
  4. Next, log in to using your PirateID and new passphrase to access your Office 365 account.
  5. Click the Settings icon (upper right corner) to find how-to resources and software downloads.
  6. You are required to change your passphrase every 90 days.


Call the IT Help Desk at 252.328.9866/800.340.7081

*All ECU users are required to change their passphrase every 90 days. See the passphrase resources page for more information.