• Microsoft Office 365 Student and Staff Advantage

    Office 365 Staff and Student Advantage Logo

    Norfolk Public Schools is happy to announce the new Microsoft Staff/Student Advantage program. Students and Staff are now able to download and install Microsoft Office ProPlus applications AT NO ADDITIONAL COST!

     

    Please note that due to the variety of personal devices\software, the District cannot provide technical support for personal devices.

     

    What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

    Office 365 ProPlus for PC (Office 2016 ProPlus base applications)
    Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Office 2016 for Mac base applications)
    Office Mobile for iPhone
    Office Mobile for Android

    How many machines/devices can students and staff run this subscription on?

    Each subscription license allows the person to run Office on up to five machines being Mac or PC. You can also run Office Mobile for Android or Office Mobile for iPhone on up to 5 mobile devices.

    Is this a full version Office and available for offline use?

    Yes, this is full Office on the PC, Mac, iPhone, and Android platform and all are available for offline use.

    What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for PC?

    Word 2016 Excel 2016
    Powerpoint 2016 OneNote 2016
    Access 2016 Publisher 2016
    Outlook 2016 Skype for Business 2016
    InfoPath 2016  

    What comes with Office 365 ProPlus for Mac?

    Word 2016 Excel 2016
    Powerpoint 2016 Outlook 2016

    What apps are available for iOS and Android?

    Word Excel
    Powerpoint OneNote
    OneDrive Skype For Business

    What are the PC requirements for Office 365 ProPlus?

    Microsoft Windows 7 or newer

    What are the Mac requirements for Office 365 ProPlus?

    A Mac computer with an Intel processor
    Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later

    How long can a student or staff leverage Office 365 ProPlus?

    The guidelines are students can leverage this until they graduate or are no longer attending school. At that point, their Office 365 ProPlus license will be disabled.

    Staff can leverage this until they are no longer employed by Norfolk Public Schools.  At that point, their Office 365 ProPlus license will be disabled.

    Should a staff member wish to have a permanent license for Office they can do so by buying Office at a very discounted price from our Microsoft Home Use Program. This is not avalible for students at this time.

    How is this different from Office 2016 Professional Plus?

    The Office 2016 applications are exactly the same however there are some differences including patching, license sign in for usage, and Click-to-run (C2R) technology for rapid installs (2 minutes for quick usage).

    Where can staff and students get training on Office 365 ProPlus?

    There is some excellent end user training on Office here.

    Download Instructions:

    NOTICE: This should only be done on personal devices. NPS computers already have Office 2016 installed. If you cannot locate Office 2016 on your NPS PC please contact Helpdesk

    1. On the device that you would like to install Office 365 ProPlus browse to the Office Download Page and login with your NPS email address and password.

    2.Click “install” to launch the installation on the computer you would like to install Office 365 on.

    Office Software Selection

     

    Please note that due to the variety of personal devices\software, the District cannot provide technical support for personal devices.