Email configuration

Harvard University uses Office 365 for email, calendaring, group communications, and instant messaging. Harvard Medical and Dental Schools use customized logins. Information on setting up your email account can be found on this page.

You can access Microsoft Outlook using a web browser. Log in with your primary email address and password.

Please Note: Two-step verification is required to access your HMS Office 365 email account. Please make sure you have two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled before configuring your device.

HMS Information Technology strongly recommends that you use the latest version of the desktop software for Microsoft Office:

  • macOS - Office 2019
  • Windows - Office 2019

Mobile device setup instructions

Desktop application setup instructions