How to login into Student Email and Office 365

Your student email

All email addresses will use the format: Daisy A Duck will be something along the lines of where 000 is a random 3 digits

Lookup your student email

  • You can find your new student email by using the Student Email Lookup Tool.
    • Use your ctcLink ID (101 or 202 number) and your birthday on record to look up your student email.
    • The older SIDs (865 numbers) will not work in the Student Email Lookup Tool.
    • If you do not know your new ctcLink Student ID number: Look up your ctcLink ID

Email Password

Is normally your YVC PIN (birthdate), with no leading zero.
Example: If you were born in the months of January thru September do not use a zero before the month. m/dd/yy, June 2, 1998 the PIN = 60298

Student email  and Office Portal login

Use the Office Portal to access all the Office 365 Apps including your email.  Log in with your student email and you will be redirected to another page where you will log in with your email address and Student PIN.

screen capture of the Office 365 Login page


Input your student email address and click the tab button, do not click sign in.

screen capture of the Office 365 Login page

You will be redirected to a second page that should read Yakima Valley Community College Federation Login.

Verify your email and PIN and click the sign-in button.

screen capture of the Office 365 Login page


Install Office 365

The first time you sign in it will show you a screen with options to install Microsoft Office products and a list of available online applications you can use, similar to the one shown below:

screen capture of the office 365 apps


Using Outlook

From this page, you can log in to your email by clicking on the Outlook Mail Icon.

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Remember OneDrive is in the Microsoft cloud. If you have important papers or files that you want to backup, you can drag-drop them into Documents, or use the upload feature.

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