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Office 365 Now Free for all K-12 Fulton County 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!

Cloud Storage
• OneDrive for Business
• 1 TB of space (will no longer need to use USB drives for storage)
• Ability to share files and collaborate

Productivity Tools
• Microsoft Office desktop versions and apps (latest versions)- can install on up to 5 PCs/Macs and 5 mobile devices
• Access to Office Online (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)

Email
• Microsoft Outlook
• A student’s email address is ID#@fcstu.org (Example: 1234567891@fcstu.org). The student ID is your Fulton 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.

Click Here to Learn more about the Office 365 Apps

How does my child access his/her account?

Your school will notify you once your child's account has become active. This is being done in phases across the district.

  1. Open a web browser. Go to http://portal.office.com
  2. Login using this format:
    • Username: id#@fcstu.org
    • Password: your Fulton County password
  3. All the online apps that students can access will be shown on the login landing page (see image below). Note: Students cannot access Yammer.
  4. If you would like to install Microsoft Office (ProPlus) on a computer or a mobile device, click the links in the Install section.

No School Dates

This is a reminder that we will not have school on the following days:


  • Thursday, February 11, 2016- Oakley RFF Day
  • Friday, February 12, 2016- District Professional Development Day
  • Monday, February 14, 2016- Holiday

Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Dual Immersion Parent DAy

Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 8:30pm

7220 Oakley Terrace

Union City, GA

Please join us and observe our awesome Dual Immersion Program.

Georgia Milestone Night

Wednesday, Feb. 10th, 6-8pm

7220 Oakley Terrace

Union City, GA

This event is for all 3rd -5th grade parents. Please join us to learn about the expectations of the GA Milestone Assessment and helpful strategies you can practice with your child in order to prepare them for the assessment in April.