Student Email (Office 365) Information - Southwestern Illinois College

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    What is my SWIC student email address?

    SWIC is partnering with Microsoft to provide your Office 365 account, which includes a student email account.

    1. Your email address is listed in your eSTORM Student Center, in the Personal Information section.
      1. Student emails are typically formatted .
      2. Always check your eSTORM Student Center for your exact email – numbers may be added after the last name, if we have multiple students with the same name.
    2. If you are already logged in to a Microsoft email account, you must log out of that account before you can login to your SWIC student email account.

    What is my SWIC email password?

    1. Your email password is the same password as your eSTORM password.
    2. If you have trouble logging in, you may need to reset your eSTORM password.

    What do I do if I forget my password?

    1. If you forget your password, go to
    2. Click on the Sign In tile.
    3. On the Sign In popup, click on the “Forgot password?” link. For further help changing your eSTORM password, click here.
    4. Changing your eSTORM password will sync the new password to your SWIC student email account automatically.

    Where do I go to login to my SWIC email account?

    Click the “Login to Outlook” button above.

    How do I get my SWIC email on my phone/tablet?

    Please click HERE for help adding your SWIC email to your phone/tablet.

    Where can I find help using my SWIC student email account?

    Contact the Technology Assistance Center or visit the Microsoft website.

    When will students receive their SWIC student email account?

    Student email accounts will be created automatically after their eSTORM account is created.

    Why do I need my SWIC student email account?

    1. Email will be a primary means for SWIC students, faculty and staff to communicate with each other.
    2. All official SWIC correspondence will be sent to your email account.
    3. SWIC email allows for easier communication with faculty and other students.

    Multi-Factor Authentication

    Southwestern Illinois College IT Division will be implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for accessing the student Office 365 (O365) tenant.  This includes email, D2L Brightspace, Teams and any additional O365 apps utilized.

    For more information, including changing your security info, click HERE.

    How to access Office Web Apps

    Current students have Microsoft Web Apps available online.


    When you’re in email, or any other Web App, click the App Launcher:


    Login to, and choose Apps in the lower right:

    How long will I have access to Web Apps?

    1. Students who have not attended for a year would have access to email only.
    2. Students who are enrolled or have been enrolled within last year would have access to web apps, in addition to email.
    3. Students who enroll again after not taking courses for a year would get access to web apps again.

    Please note the Technology Assistance Center provides limited support for personal devices.

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