Check Email in a Browser

Access Email using Outlook Web App

All employees and students are provided with a Columbus State email address. 

We encourage our students to check their email regularly, even before the semester begins, to avoid missing important news, deadlines, and course updates.

Video instructions

View instructions on checking email, or read them below.


Written instructions

  1. To access your email, open the web browser of your choice.
  2. Navigate to the Columbus State homepage,, and click the Email link in the top right corner.

  3. Click the Email-Office 365 button to proceed.

  4. To sign in, enter your full Columbus State email address, then click Next.

  5. Enter your password (the same one you use for other CSCC applications like CougarWeb and Blackboard), then click Sign In.

 Do not click the “Forgot my password” link provided by Microsoft. If you need to reset your password, go to or follow the instructions to learn How to Change your Columbus State Password  After a password change, wait at least 15 minutes before trying to login so Outlook has time to sync.


Install Outlook on your Device

You can also install Outlook on your computer, phone, or tablet, for easy acess to your email. See the directions below.

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