Office 365 & OneDrive
All CCPS staff and students have access to Office 365. Office 365 makes it possible to create and/or access your documents and files from web browsers and across any device without having to install Microsoft Office software. You will have access to the following online versions: Word, Excel, Forms, PowerPoint, and OneNote and others.
In addition to cloud-based Office 365, your account will provide you one terabyte (1,024 GB) of cloud-based storage entitled OneDrive. OneDrive will display your online files.
Staff: Link to OneNote notebook for Office365 and Office Suite.
The link above is only available while on the CCPS network.
You can access your Office 365 account from either https://www.office.com, from the TS Portal Office 365 icon or from the CCPS website under Student and Parent Resources.
Students: Click here for more information and directions on how to access Office 365 and OneDrive. Tech Services has also prepared this User Guide for Students: https://www.carrollk12.org/admin/techservices/Documents/office365/Office365CCPS-student-UserGuide-v1.pdf
Using the ESP Resource Center for Student Email: This guide will give you directions to get all your student email addresses in one location.
Here’s directions on how to make a Distribution List of student emails in Outlook. Creating an Outlook Distribution List with Student Emails
Here is a OneNote lesson resource for introducing Office 365 to your students.
Students: At the close of the student’s senior year it is their responsibility to back up any work they have stored on their Office 365/OneDrive account to an external device before graduation. If they wait their credentials will become inactive and the contents are lost. This also applies to students who are leaving CCPS at any time during the year.This set of directions will walk you through the process for both student and staff. Backing Up Your OneDrive on an External Device
Staff: For all staff, Technology Services recommends in News Article 176 on Office 365 that you are responsible for backing up the contents of your cloud based storage in your One Drive as well.
Microsoft Office suite & APPS for Personal Devices – Free Downloads
Office 365 Education includes Office 365 ProPlus which allows staff to download and install the latest version of the Microsoft Office suite on up to five personal computers and mobile devices for free.
CCPS is also pleased to offer all employees the ability to install the latest Office Suite on their personal devices. Click here to begin the process of installing the newest version of the Microsoft Office Suite of tools on your personal devices. It is recommended that you read and follow the directions from the Installation and Support Guide found on the page. Please DO NOT install on a CCPS issued device. You have up to five free installations to use on your personal computers and mobile devices.
Microsoft Office Suite 2016
Installation Directions for your CCPS Machine
You are now permitted up update the version of Microsoft Office on your CCPS domain machine. This updated software has a similar look and feel to Office 2013. You can visit the Software Installation Center on the TS Portal to update to the current approved version. Be aware that before you initiate installation, close all Office applications, including Outlook. Allow an hour for the process to complete. If you have issues, place a Helpdesk call to Tech Services.
Be sure to visit our Microsoft Office Tips page for FAQ’s, Tips and other info.