Office 365 for Staff

Microsoft’s Office 365 is a cloud solution. It offers an array of useful tools such as OneDrive for Business for document storage and Office Tools (like Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for PC, Mac and mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, Android phone / tablet, Windows tablet).


Office 365 is available to all staff users. You can logon to with your Windows domain account ( 

Unlike the HKUST @Connect account for students, your Office 365 account will be terminated when you are departure from the University.

Features of Office 365

  • OneDrive for Business
    With 5 TB of personal document storage, you can store all your personal files online and access them anywhere from your PC/Mac, tablet, iPad, or phone.
  • Office Online
    Capability to create and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files via a web browser.
  • Microsoft  365
    Users can install Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones.
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Sign in to Office 365:

  1. Visit this address:
  2. Type your HKUST email address and then press Next
  3. Enter your password to sign in
  4. When prompted for 2FA authentication, please click Send me a Push
  5. Launch the Duo Mobile app with your smartphone (you have 1 minute to APPROVE the secure login request using your smartphone, before the connection will be timeout)
  6. Tap to respond the request
  7. Tap APPROVE to access Office 36
  8. After successfully sign in with your email address, you will see the Office 365 home page.
  9. Select OneDrive from the app launcher and you can Drag and drop files to OneDrive for Business.