What is MELL?

MELL is the acronym for the Microsoft® ELearning Library. The MELL is a collection of web accessible interactive tutorials produced by Microsoft® for the entire Microsoft® Office suite of programs and for Microsoft Windows:

  • Word
  • Excel®
  • PowerPoint®
  • FrontPage®
  • Access
  • Outlook®
  • Windows

Please read the instructions in the "Accessing the Library " below and click on the appropriate link for the version of the MELL that you wish to access.

How do I request or access this service?

These courses are only available to VIU Faculty and staff under our licensing agreement with the vendor. We appeal to you to not give out the log on username and password to others.

Information to gain initial access to the Microsoft E-learning courses can be found at Microsoft E-learning

Who can use this service?


Where can I find out more information about this service?

MS Office Resources:

Please click on the below link for a variety of resources:

Microsoft Office 2013

When is this service available?

Support for this service is available: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

Service is available: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

Our technology advisory page provides up-to-date information about the operations of Vancouver Island University's Information Technology systems and services. 

IT Service Advisory

Helpdesk Client Portal

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(local 6300)


M-F 9:00-3:30

Nanaimo Campus,
Building 305,
3rd floor
Library Commons

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