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Logging into Office 365
  • Post type:
  • Knowledge
  • Posted by:
  • Darren Gock
  • Published on:
  • 6/15/2017
  • Suitable for:
  • Students; Teachers; Staff
  • Level of difficulty:
  • Basic
  • Office tool:
  • General Usage
Last modified: 12/31/2019 10:13 AM by Sarah Chao
  1. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Go to the URL: htt​p://govsb.ca/o365login​, good idea to bookmark the url​

    Alternately, you can also ​visit the VSB District website, select from the Login dropdown menu and Staff  if you are a staff in the District.​​vsb-website-login.png
  2. Type in your VSB email address​.

    Remember, you must type out your full email in order to login. The following format must be followed, if you are:

    ​- a staff or teacher at VSB, it will be "[your ID​]@vsb.bc.ca"​
    ​- a student at VSB, it will be​ "[your student number​]@le​arn.vsb.bc.ca".​

    Starting from Nov 2017, you will notice the new login experience​
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    For those who might have previously signed up for a Microsoft account using your vsb email, you might be presented with a "Work or school account" or "Personal account" selection step, please always choose 
    "Work or school account" for any of the tools related to the VSB Office 365​.​ ​
  3. Click Next, You will be redirected to the ​VSB Office 365 login page​​​

    ​​​​​Please NOTE that if you are using VSB computers or laptops that are connected to the VSB network and you are already logged into the device with your VSB credential, PLUS you are accessing Office 365 using IE, Edge, Chrome or Safari browser, you will NOT have to re-authenticate when connecting to ​Office 365. After entering your email, you should be taken directly into your Office 365 homepage (in Step 8)​. Please always remember to log off or lock your device before you walk away from the it.​
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  4. Enter your VSB password

    ​The​ password is the same one that you have been using to access all other VSB services

    Forgot your password?​

    If you are a student, you must contact your teacher to reset your password. For teachers, please see the​ guidelines on how to r​eset password for your students.

    If you are a staff or teacher and haven't enrolled for the Self-Service Password Management System (new starting from June​ 2019) yet​, then you will need to contact Service Desk. We strongly encourage that staff and teachers to enroll in this new service​. ​

  5. Click/tap on the Sign in button​

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  6. You will be taken to the Office 365 Homepage. Do you see the VSB logo along the top. Starting from Nov 2017, you might notice the new landing page experience
  7. ​Click on the tile of the app you would like to use online​. Your most frequently accessed app will be available, but if you don't see a particular app, you can also click on "Explore all your apps"​ to find them.​​

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