office 365 imageDeKalb County Schools provides the Microsoft Student Advantage Program to students and parents. This program provides free access to Office 365 Pro Plus for students enrolled in school districts that purchase enterprise-level licenses. DeKalb County Schools meets this requirement!

Any student who is currently enrolled in the DeKalb County School District is eligible and may download and install Office 365 Pro applications on up to 5 devices (PC, MAC, and/or mobile device). Any student who is currently enrolled in the DeKalb County School District is eligible to download and install Office 365 Pro applications on up to 5 devices (PC, MAC, and/or mobile device). DeKalb County School District has created accounts for all students currently enrolled.

Get help with retrieving your child’s “student login”

Download Office 365

Important: Allow 15-30 minutes for installation

Download Review Installation Instructions

  1. Using the Internet Explorer web browser, go to the following website:
  2. Enter the student’s email and password that was provided by your child’s teacher.
  3. Click on “OFFICE” on the left hand column to make sure it is highlighted in blue.
  4. Check to ensure that you have available installations by looking at the computer name, operating system and installation dates. Remember: Each student only can install the software on 5 devices.
  5. Click on the drop-down menu and select the appropriate language.
  6. Click INSTALL.
  7. Once installation begins, the installation program will scan your computer for any previous versions of Microsoft Office.
  8. If you have Microsoft Office 2013 installed already, you will have to remove it from your system before continuing the installation.
    • If you have to remove Office, you must complete these steps:
    • Once prompted, select the Fix It Button at the top of the screen to uninstall the program (Office 2013/Office 365).
    • Click Run.
    • Once complete you must reboot your computer and log in again and repeat steps 1-5.
  9. If you do not have to remove Office, your installation of Office 365 ProPlus will begin.
  10. Once the application is loaded, a progress box will appear as the software downloads the final settings. Please note that the speed of your connection will determine the speed of this part of the installation.
  11. Once all loading is complete, follow the steps (wizard or online prompts) to personalize your Office 365 ProPlus and begin using your software.

Log into Student’s Online Account

Frequently Asked Questions

Once a student leaves the school district, the Microsoft Office ProPlus subscription ends.
Microsoft Office Pro Plus can be installed on up to 5 devices.
If you have a pre-released version of Office 2013 or Office 365, you will need to delete it before installing Office 365 Pro Plus. The downloading and installation process will walk you through deleting these versions
  • PC: Windows (Office 2013)
  • word
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Powerpoint
  • Access
  • OneNote
  • Publisher
  • Lync
  • Mac (Office 2011)
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Powerpoint
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • 32-bit Office can be installed on 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems and 64-bit Office can only be installed on 64-bit operating systems
  • 1 GHZ or faster x86 or 64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit) recommended, 2 GB RAM (64-bit) recommended for graphics features, Outlook Instant Search, and certain advanced functionality
  • 3 GB of available hard disk space
  • 1280 x 768 or higher resolution monitor
  • A Mac computer with an Intel processor
  • Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later
  • 1 GB of RAM recommended
  • 2.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • HFS+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OS Extended or HFS Plus)
  • DVD drive or connection to a local area network (if installing over a network)
  • 1280 x 768 or higher resolution monitor
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPod Touch 5th generation
  • All devices above must be running iOS 6.1 minimum
  • Android OS 4.0 or greater
  • Android touch enabled smartphones only

for more information on this program, visit the Microsoft Office Blog