Information Services

How to Access SharePoint Online

Accessing SharePoint through Office 365 at the University

Logging in to SharePoint Online

  1. Login to using your University Login
  2. Navigate to the App Launcher in the top left-hand corner of the screen
  3. Select the SharePoint icon

Navigating the SharePoint Home Screen

  1. To access other SharePoint sites, you need to be given access by the site owner. (When you are granted access, you will receive an email alert containing a link to the site.)
  2. Alternatively, you can search for a site from the SharePoint start page in Office 365
  3. To add a SharePoint site to your Favourites, click on the star beside Follow in the top right-hand corner of the screen

Supported Web Browsers and Operating Systems

  • Please ensure your web browser is updated to the latest version.
  • More information on Operating Systems supported by the University can be found here.

Accessing SharePoint via the Mobile App

  1. Download SharePoint onto your phone directly from your App Store or by following this link
  2. When prompted, sign into the app using your University Login
  3. Once logged into the app, you can navigate through your SharePoint Sites as in a web browser


Still not found what you're looking for?

Please contact IS Helpline, ensuring 'SharePoint' is included in the subject line.