Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) cloud-based subscription service that brings together a variety of Microsoft applications, such Word, Excel, PowerPoint, with powerful cloud services like Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, to help you create, collaborate, and share anywhere on any device.


  • Calendar (Outlook)
  • email (Outlook)
  • Excel
  • OneDrive
  • OneNote
  • People (Contacts)
  • Planner
  • Power Automate
  • PowerApps
  • PowerPoint
  • SharePoint
  • Staff Notebook
  • Stream
  • Sway
  • Tasks
  • Teams
  • To Do
  • Word

Service Information

Service Access

Credentials Needed

This service uses multi-factor authentication to verify the identity of users. The user must have an active ePantherID and password to log in.

Access Granted

Access is granted automatically only to those with an active ePantherID account.

Access Discontinuation

Access to this service is removed when an individual is no longer employed by UWM or no longer a current student at UWM.

Service Availability

This service is available 24/7 except during scheduled maintenance periods and unscheduled outages. For information about timeframes when service is unavailable, visit

Scheduled Maintenance Window

UWM Microsoft admins can view the status of services and find out when maintenance is scheduled. Service health information is available at any time by signing in.

Scheduled or Unplanned Outages

Information about scheduled or unplanned outages is available at

Getting Started

To log into Microsoft 365, use your UWM email address and password. After logging in, verify your identity by authenticating with Microsoft MFA. After you have successfully logged into your Microsoft account, you can use both online and desktop versions of Microsoft’s applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

To install desktop versions of Microsoft’s applications, log into the Microsoft 365 portal, and on the landing page in the upper left corner of the screen, select Install apps.

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