El Centro Elementary School District is excited to support student success this 2015-2016 school year and beyond, by providing all enrolled students with five full copies of Office 2016 at no cost!
Get Started In 3-Easy Steps
- Go to https://portal.office.com
- Login using your school-issued username and password.
- Make sure to add "@ecesd.onmicrosoft.com" to the end of your username. For example, firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the on-screen instructions.
What Is The Student Advantage Program (SAP)
Academic institutions that are Microsoft customers and license Office for all faculty/staff are eligible to offer Office to their students at no additional cost. Students are able to take advantage of Office 2016 for free. Your child's free Office subscription includes:
5 installations of the full versions of Microsoft Office:
- Office 2016 for PCs running Windows 7 and above
- Office 2016 for Mac
5 activations of Office Mobile:
- Office for iPad with full editing rights (iTunes download)
- Office for iPhone (iTunes download)
- Office for Android (Google Play download)
1 Terabyte of OneDrive cloud storage as their 'Digital Locker'
50 gigabyte mailbox
Office Online, the browser-based version of Office for co-authoring and collaboration
Various collaboration and communication tools between teachers and students
(Note: Most Windows Tablets and Windows Phones come with Office installed)
What Happens When A Student Graduates or Transfers To Another School District?
Student's Office 365 Education Pro subscription obtained through the El Centro Elementary School District ends. Families may purchase consumer or commercial versions of Office, or use services offered by the receiving school district.
As an employee, what happens to my access when if I'm no longer employed by El Centro Elementary School District?
Access to Microsoft Office 365 Education Pro subscription obtained through the El Centro Elementary School District will end. Any files stored in Microsoft's OneDrive may no longer be accessible.
Could I purchase a personal copy of Office for my personal (non-work issued) device(s)?
Yes! Employees who use the covered licenses (Office 365 SAP) at work are eligible to purchase these Office applications for use on a personal device during the term of their employment for only $9.95. For more information, visit this FAQ Home Use Program (HUP) website.