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Article SummaryOffice 365 is the college email and online applications suite. You access it online through the LiveAC portal.

Microsoft Office 365 is an office software suite which offers access to various services built around the Microsoft Office platform which includes Microsoft Word, PowerPoint , Access, Outlook, Teams, OneDrive, and more. For more, see What are the differences between Office 365, Office 2016, and Office Online?

To log into Office 365:

  • Go to and enter your email address and password. This is the same for both staff and students.
  • Your email address is your <AC Network ID> For example, if your AC network username is smit0123, your email address is (Staff, please use <AC Network
  • If you do not know your Network ID, go to What are my Algonquin College accounts?

How is Office 365 used at Algonquin College?

  • Algonquin College staff email, schedule, and MS Office Online applications are available via the Microsoft Office 365 platform
  • Algonquin College students' AlgonquinLive email accounts are hosted on the Microsoft Office 365 platform.
Both groups access Office 365 through the LiveAC login web portal.




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