Microsoft 365 for Personal Devices


Access to Microsoft 365 is needed for a Faculty, Staff, or Student personal device.



  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Microsoft 365



Microsoft 365 is a subscription based suite of applications provided by Microsoft Corporation. The education version of this suite includes the following applications: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft OneNote. This license is only valid for as long as you remain as a student or staff member of Grand Rapids Community College.



  1. Visit
  2. Enter your school email address to get started
  3. Click the Get Started button
  4. Click the button that best describes your role at Grand Rapids Community College
    1. Options are Student and Teacher - Staff members can choose either and will be given the correct license based on their domain.
  5. Complete the Create your account form
    • You will need the verification code sent from Microsoft to your GRCC email. This code may take a few minutes to arrive
  6. Click the Start button
  7. Click the Next button
  8. Set up at least one of the additional security options listed
  9. Click the Finish button
  10. Complete the Invite more people form to invite your friends and colleagues
    • You may also click the Skip button to skip sending invitations
  11. You are now logged into your new Microsoft 365 account!
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GRCC Students and Staff are eligible for a free Microsoft 365 account with an active GRCC email address. Use this service to create your account today!