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Signing into SharePoint Online with a Student Account


Prior to WVU migrating to SharePoint Online, students could sign in with just their Login User ID. SharePoint Online now requires students to provide a full email address in order to log in. 


WVU students trying to login to SharePoint Online may get the message "This doesn't look like a valid user ID" when they try to sign in.


Although WVU student email addresses end in, students should use here. This is a special username used for Office 365, and is not an email address that can be used elsewhere.

Example: If your Login username is glweinrib, enter the address as follows: 

You will then be redirected to the West Virginia University-branded CAS (Central Authentication Service) page, which will prompt you for your Login Username and Password. 

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