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North Metropolitan TAFE Library: Email/Office 365


Login Steps

It will take 48 hours after completing your enrolment for your account to become active in all our online systems. 

Access the North Metro Website

  • Go to 'Info For' 
  • Click on 'Student Essentials' 
  • Scroll down and Click on "Activate your Office 365"
  • Click on the Office 365 link


  • Scroll down to the bottom of the NMT Website.

Login to Student Email/Office 365 for the First Time

Email Login:         Student ID 
Password:            Your default password (unless you have already changed your password on a student PC)

Your default password is Tafe (with a capital T) and your date of birth in DDMMYYYY format, eg. Tafe24021980​. 

  • Sign in using your Student ID Number followed by (eg. 
  • Click on Next
  • Setup security options for password recovery using both your mobile or personal email (Ignore the office phone option)


Change Your Password

You must change your password (unless you have already done so on a PC) via the settings in Office 365 - click on the settings cog in the top right hand corner of your Office 365 account and choose change your password


Password Requirements

  • Must be or more characters long
  • Must include 3 of the following: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers or symbols
  • Cannot reuse a password you have already used
  • Cannot include your first or surname or your date of birth.


Password Expiry

Your password will expire every 90 days - you MUST change it before it expires or you will be locked out of all our online systems. 

You can change your password on a Student PC by using CTRL+ALT+DELETE and choosing Change a Password. 

Or via the settings in Office 365 - click on the settings cog in the top right hand corner of your Office 365 account and choose change your password

If you are having problems changing your password please contact your Campus Library


For More Information   

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is an online system for providing email, your timetable, and access to both online and offline versions of Microsoft Office products while you are a student at North Metropolitan TAFE.

What is Office 365 used for?

You can use Office 365 to do the following:

  View your TAFE email account

  ​Look at your timetable

  Use online and offline versions of Microsoft Office products

What is Office 365 not used for?

Besides Office 365, North Metropolitan TAFE has a number of systems you will need to use during your studies.

   Want to view your course materials or submit an assessment? That's Blackboard

   Want to check your results or your enrolment details? That's the Student Portal


If not already changed on the Student PCs, students can login to Office 365 to change their passwords. To change your password go to Settings > Password.