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Connect Mail (Office 365)


Every NP full-time student is issued a Connect Mail account which is an account for Office 365 account.

Emails from academic schools and admin departments such as Student Services (SS), Student Development & Alumni Relations (SDAR), Academic Affairs Office (AA) and Finance Office (FIN) will be sent to your Connect Mail account. You are expected to check your Connect Mail regularly.

Your Connect Mail account (Office 365) is not only an email account, it is also the gateway to a whole suite of collaboration tools.

  • Emails and Calendars
    The email account has the rich and familiar look as Outlook. You are given a 50 GB mailbox and can send attachments up to 25 MB in size. You can create contacts and calendar items including tasks and meetings to help you with your time management.
  • Web conferencing with Lync online
    You may host online discussions with your friends with screen-sharing and virtual whiteboard. It is an excellent tool for off campus learning and sharing.

  • File storage and sharing
    The account also comes with OneDrive for Business, previously known as SkyDrive Pro. You have 1 TB of personal storage which you may sync with your PC for offline access. It also facilitates sharing of documents with others through Office or SharePoint.
  • Team sites
    You can collaborate and work together on projects, in study groups, or in clubs with team sites. It is a place which you can keep related documents, notes, tasks, and conversations organized together.

  • Office Web Apps
    You can create and edit Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel documents from any browser.

For more information on your Connect Mail account or Office 365 account, you may refer to the Office 365 Quick Start section.

How to login?

  1. Click the Connect Mail link on the Student login page.

  2. You may also sign in directly at
    • The username is your NPNet id followed by and your NPNet password is the same as MeL password.
    • Click Sign in button.

          Here is an example:

If you join NP before April semester 2014,
you will have 2 separate accounts.

  • Connect mail or Office 365 account for accessing your NP mail.
  • Personal Microsoft Account for accessing OneDrive, previously known as SkyDrive.
    Sign in at

Change or Reset Password

When you reset/change your password for Student Portal/MeL, your password for Connect Mail account will also be updated. However, if you have a OneDrive account, the password for OneDrive will not be updated. Your OneDrive is managed by Microsoft. Note that NP cannot reset the password for your Personal Microsoft Account.

Office 365 Quick Start
Note: The following links contain video clips which may take time to download depending on their size.
  1. Office 365 Quick Guide
    This guides gives you an overview of the new features.

  2. Getting Started
    Note: Office on Demand is not available in Office365.  If you need a copy of Office, please go to online Microsoft Webstore to download.

  3. Exploring Inbox
    A guide on Outlook Web App.

Frequently Asked Questions
For Students, click here.
For Alumni, click here.

If you have any queries, contact
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