Office 365 Business is Now Available for Students
Fulton County Schools is excited to announce the Microsoft Student Advantage program. Because of Fulton's enterprise agreement with Microsoft, all students K-12 are able to download and install Microsoft Office ProPlus desktop applications on their home computers for FREE! This is very exciting as it will provide students with access to current digital tools to use at school and at home on any device connected to the Internet. With Office 365, learning possibilities are limitless!
• OneDrive for Business
• 1 TB of space (will no longer need to use USB drives for storage)
• Ability to share files and collaborate
• Microsoft Office 2016 and apps- can install on up to 5 PCs/Macs and 5 mobile devices
• Access to Office Online (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)
• Access to Sway (presentation tool) and other educational tools as they become available and approved by the Instructional Technology Department
• Microsoft Outlook
• A student’s email address is IDfirstname.lastname@example.org (Example: email@example.com). The student ID is your Fulton lunch number.
• Students will be able to use the email account to communicate with Fulton employees ONLY. Student to student email has been disabled.
• An official school email address will allow for better communication between students and teachers. School announcements and reminders will be able to be disseminated faster and more efficiently.
• Email messages may be reviewed by the District at any time
• School email addresses are a privilege that may be revoked.
How does my child access his/her account?
- Open a web browser. Go to http://portal.office.com
- Login using this format:
All the online apps that students can access will be shown on the login landing page (see image below). Note: Students cannot access Yammer. If you would like to install Microsoft Office (ProPlus) on a computer or a mobile device, click the links in the Install section.
- Username: firstname.lastname@example.org (This is your child's Fulton ID#, which is also their lunch number)
- Password: your Fulton County password (used when logging into a computer or to a Fulton resource such as Fulton Connect, STAR, MackinVia, or SAFARI Montage). If you do not know your password, please ask your teacher.
Note: The District's agreement with Microsoft for Office 365 complies with applicable laws regarding privacy of student data including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).