Office 365 Email Setup on Mac for Students

This article will walk you through the steps to set up your student email on your Mac laptop/desktop using either Microsoft Outlook or Mac Mail.  

Before proceeding with the steps below, you will need to have Microsoft Office 365 installed on your computer.  View Installing Microsoft Office 365 on a Mac for Students for more information.

Choose which app you want to set up.

Microsoft Outlook

1. Open the Microsoft Outlook app in the Applications folder.

open outlook app

2. Click Get started.

start setup

3. Click Start Using Outlook.

If you have not used a Microsoft app previously, you may be prompted to accept an end user license agreement first.

start using outlook

4. Enter your CSUF email address and then click Continue.

The email should be in this format: username@csu.fullerton.edu

set up email

5. Safari may open to the Titan Apps sign-in page. Click the red button to close the window.

6. Go back to the Outlook setup wizard and click Not Gmail?

Not Gmail

7. Select Office 365.

Choose Office 365

8. The CSUF Student Authentication page will pop up. Enter your CSUF email address and password. Then click Sign In.

CSUF Student Authentication
  1. Enter your full CSUF email address (e.g., username@csu.fullerton.edu) and the same password you use to log on to the campus portal.
  2. Then click Sign in.

9. Click Done. You're done!

It may take several minutes for Outlook to download your emails.

complete
Mac Mail

1. Open the Mail app in the Applications folder.

open mail app

2. Select Exchange and then click Continue.

choose mail provider

3. Enter your name and CSUF student email address. Then click Sign In.

enter email address
  1. Depending on your computer's setup, your name may already appear. If not, enter your name.
  2. Enter your full CSUF student email address (e.g., username@csu.fullerton.edu).
  3. Then click Sign In.

4. Click Sign In.

sign in to Exchange with Microsoft

5. The CSUF Student Authentication page will pop up. Enter your CSUF email address and password. Then click Sign In.

CSUF Student Authorization
  1. Enter your full CSUF email address (e.g., username@csu.fullerton.edu) and the same password you use to log on to the campus portal.
  2. Then click Sign in.

6. Click Accept.

permissions

7. Place a checkmark next to each Mac app you want to use with your CSUF email account. Then click Done. You're done!

It may take several minutes for the Mail app to download your emails.

choose mail apps

Need More Help?

Contact the CSUF Student IT Help Desk at (657)278-8888 or StudentITHelpDesk@fullerton.edu.