Student Information Systems and Email

Not just email (but check your email!) Columbia offers and supports a variety of online resources for managing and enhancing your educational and pre-professional experience.

Columbia offers impeccable online resources to help you with nearly anything you need. Students sign into Columbia applications using their MyColumbia ID and password.

Example:
Username: MyColumbiaID@colum.edu OR Lastname(00)@colum.edu
Password: Office 365 Password

Please note: If you were an incoming student in or after Spring 2022 you will login using your lastname(00)@colum.edu. If you were a student prior to Spring 2022 you will login using your MyColumbiaID@colum.edu.


Student Login and Email 

Your gateway to all Columbia systems, tools and communications is your Columbia email address. This is your master key to accessing all of Columbia systems that you will need to interface with as a student. Microsoft Office 365 offers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, OneNote, and Microsoft Teams.

The official student email client for the Columbia College Chicago domain @ colum.edu is Microsoft. All official Columbia email communication including registration information, billing information, financial aid information, and an all-student newsletter are delivered via Office 365. It is important that students check their accounts regularly. You can access your account via outlook.office.com/mail/.