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Microsoft Office 365

ECU provides a Microsoft 365 subscription that offers the following features:

Students

  • Available to enrolled students
  • Official ECU email, calendar and contacts
  • Skype for Business messaging and conferencing
  • FIVE Microsoft Office downloads (enrolled students only)
  • Office apps for mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows)
  • 1 TB OneDrive for Business cloud storage that includes Office Online
  • NO MORE COSTLY UPGRADES – monthly upgrades/updates are free and automatic

Alumni

  • ECU student email automatically migrates to alumni system after graduation for lifetime account (see details)
  • Student OneDrive cloud storage also remains available
  • Office apps for mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows)
  • Microsoft Office downloads not available to alumni

Staff/Faculty

  • Available to full-time faculty and staff
  • No email - staff mailboxes are still stored on ECU Exchange
  • Skype for Business messaging and conferencing (formerly Lync)
  • FIVE Microsoft Office downloads
  • Subscription active until retirement
  • Office apps for mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows)
  • 1 TB OneDrive for Business cloud storage that includes Office Online -AVAILABLE JUNE 7
  • NO MORE COSTLY UPGRADES – monthly upgrades/updates are free and automatic

Office 365 Quick Look

Quick Look

Feature Students Prospective
Students
Faculty &
Staff
Alumni
Login mymail.ecu.edu

PirateID/passphrase

mymail.ecu.edu

PirateID/passphrase

pirate365.ecu.edu

PirateID/passphrase

yourname@ecualumni.ecu.edu (after June 2013) - login is last PirateID/passphrase unless changed by user
yourname@alumni.ecu.edu (before June 2013)
Eligibility Enrolled Students
Limited features
ECU employees only
ECU email content automatically migrates to alumni email after graduation; OneDrive becomes personal account
Email Yes Yes No Yes
Calendar Yes Yes No Yes
People Yes Yes No No
OneDrive Yes (1TB)
Yes In Pilot
Yes
Office Online Yes No In Pilot
No
Skype for Business
Yes
Yes ECU computers use Lync; Personal devices use Skype for Business

Both apps used can be used interchangeably

No
Office 2016 (Windows)*
Yes No Yes No
Office 2016 (Mac)*
Yes No Yes No
Office Mobile**
Yes No Yes No
Sites No No No No
Yammer Yes No Yes No

*Office downloads for up to five Windows and/or Mac (Yosemite) personal computers
**Mobile apps for five tablets