Portal for

    OFFICE 365

    Office 365 gives you access to your official VUB email. It also offers you the ability to use Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), OneDrive and Skype for Business. Now you can share and edit documents wherever and whenever, with anyone.

    How do you log in to Office 365?

    Go to portal.office.com and log in with your VUB email address (firstname.lastname@vub.be) + password.

    Benefits Office 365

    • You can view and edit your documents at any time on any mobile device.
    • 1 terrabyte storage + permanent backup in the cloud.
    • Easily share and collaborate on documents through Onedrive and Skype for business.
    • You can download the office package for free 5 times.
    • If you go to the Play Store (Android) or App Store (IOS) you can download the official Outlook App and consult your e-mails on a smartphone or tablet.

    Where can you find help with Office 365?

    Good to know

    Once you have graduated you can no longer use the Office programmes (such as Word and Excel): the license will be closed.

    Student SelfService

    Student SelfService is the administration tool where you as a student can manage and supervise your personal administration.

    How to log in?

    Go to cali.vub.be and log in with your VUB email address (firstname.lastname@vub.be) + password.

    If you cannot log in, try to log in with your VUB NetID + password.

    If you do not have a NetID yet, use the email address and password you used during your online registration.

    What do you use the Student SelfService for?

    In the Student SelfService, you can

    Need help?

    Contact the Education and Student Administration, preferably by e-mail including a screenshot.


    Canvas is the digital learning platform of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Here, professors publish announcements and study material and you can communicate with fellow students and professors.

    How to log in?

    Go to canvas.vub.be and log in with your VUB email address (firstname.lastname@vub.be) + password.

    When will my courses appear in Canvas?

    After you have registered your courses via the Student SelfService, you will see the courses appear in Canvas. You can then check per course, whether there have been made announcements, and whether new course material is available.

    No or not all courses registered yet?

    If (all) your courses are not registered yet, you can still already check the course space for most of the courses. This way you can already have access to the course material and the announcements.

    Click on 'Courses' > 'All courses' >'Browse more courses'

    Attention: You can only register your courses officially in the Student SelfService!

    Do you prefer a language other than Dutch as default?

    Need help?

    • The default language in Canvas is Dutch, you can change the language via 'Account' > 'Instellingen' > 'Instellingen bewerken' > 'Taal'
    • Check the manuals and videos via 'Help' > 'Canvas support for students' > 'Manuals & instruction videos'
    • Check the frequently asked questions via 'Help' > 'Canvas support for students' > 'Frequently Asked Questions'
    • For questions regarding course material, you can contact your professor.
    • Technical issues? Contact the Helpdesk

    My Timetable app

    Compile your personal timetable

    More info


    Import your timetable into the Office 365 calendar with iCalendar

    More info

    Student Events VUB

    Are you interested in events organised by students for students? Follow our Facebook page Student Events VUB for an overview of all the initiatives by VUB students. Would you like to synchronise your Facebook Calendar with your Outlook App? Check our step-by-step guide below.

    Click on our Fox to go to Student Events VUB

    Facebook Calendar

    Our aim is to give you a complete overview of all the interesting initiatives by students for students. Follow our page if you want to stay updated.

    Are you organising an event for students and want to reach more people?
    Send Student Events VUB a private message and we will add your event to our page.

    Go to the Student Events VUB Facebook page.

    Step 1

    How to synchronise Facebook events to your Outlook App

    Would you like to import your Facebook events into your Outlook App? Check out our 5 easy step-by-step screenshots below.

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