Basics of Using Microsoft 365 Webmail

Modified on: Sat, 2022, Oct 29 4:29 PM

Overview

This document will cover the basics of using Microsoft 365 ( office.asbury.edu) for email, and access to Microsoft Office.  office.asbury.edu is the website where you can access your Asbury email online at any time. 


Logging In

  • Open a web browser of your choice, and type office.asbury.edu in the address bar and press Enter.
  • When prompted to login, enter your full Asbury email address and password in the fields provided. 
    • The default username is: firstname.lastname@asbury.edu (ex. john.smith@asbury.edu)
    • The default password should be provided to students by admissions. Faculty and staff should receive their password from their supervisor. If you are unsure of your password, you can reach out to the Service Desk for assistance.
  • Click Sign In after you have entered your information.

Composing a New Email

1. Click New Message
2. Enter the email address you want to send your message to. Compose your message, then click Send when you are finished! 

Deleting an Email 

1. Select the email you want to delete.

2. Click Delete on the top tool bar or press the delete button on your keyboard. 

Please Note - everyone at Asbury has a 50 GB mailbox which means you should not need to delete emails to save space. If you want emails out of your inbox, but want them searchable for a later time - you can archive them instead. Click Archive, next to delete, to move emails to the Archive folder. This will get them out of your way without deleting them forever!


Searching for an Email 

1. Click Search on the top tool bar.

2. Start typing the subject of the email you are looking, the name of the person who sent it, or a keyword in the body of the email. The search function will begin populating results as you type.


Signing Out

1. Click the account icon in the top right corner of the page. This will either be a circle with your initials or a picture of you if you've uploaded one!

2. Click Sign Out from the drop down menu. 


Downloading the Microsoft Office Suite

Current students, faculty, and staff can download Microsoft Office Suite to their personal computers for free! The suite includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Full time faculty and staff with Asbury issued computers will have the office suite pre-loaded on their machines, you do not need to download it yourself. 


See our instructions for more details: How to Download and Install the Microsoft Office Suite

Contact us:

  • Call 859-858-5177 or campus extension 2177
  • Click to visit us online at http://www.asbury.edu/its
  • Or Visit us in the Kinlaw Library, room 131

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