• Microsoft Office 365 Student Advantage Program

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    Dear Los Alamitos Unified Families:     

    Los Alamitos Unified School District is excited to support our student’s success this school year and beyond by providing all enrolled students with five full copies of Office 365 ProPlus at no cost.   Students are able to download this software for home use on a PC, Mac, and iPad app due to our partnership with Microsoft Corporation.  You may have seen these software tools online costing hundreds of dollars to purchase for home use.   These are essential 21st Century digital learning skills that will allow our students to be prepared for college and beyond.   

    Below you will find information and instructions on how to access the software download site.  We hope you take advantage of the benefits provided by our Microsoft partnership.

    Your child’s FREE Office 365 ProPlus subscription includes:

    • 5 installations of the full versions of Microsoft Office ProPlus for PC and Mac

    • 5 activations of Office Mobile iPad/iPhone via iTunes and Android via Google Play

     
     SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS:   
     
    1.  Visit http://portal.office.com   
    2.  Click sign-in box and sign in with your child’s credentials:

     

     

     
     
    3.  Once you sign-in, you will see options on the right of the screen for install.  You can click on Install to start the process or click on Other Installs for more options:
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    4.  If you click Other Installs, you will select Language and click on Install to start

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    5.  Follow the steps on the screen
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    Frequently Asked Questions – For Students

    What is the Student Advantage?

    Academic institutions that are Microsoft customers and license Office for all faculty/staff are be eligible to offer Office 365 to their Students at no additional cost.  Students will be able to take advantage of free Office 365 ProPlus, once their institutions enable this option.

    Your child’s FREE Office 365 ProPlus subscription includes:

    • 5 installations of the full versions of Microsoft Office ProPlus for PC and Mac

    • 5 activations of Office Mobile iPad/iPhone via iTunes and Android via Google Play

    Why is Microsoft introducing these changes?  

    Microsoft is committed to the success of each student and educator. Microsoft believes this offer will help students thrive in their educational endeavors by providing Microsoft’s best productivity solution at no additional licensing cost.

    Who provides customer support for the student downloads?

    Students/Parents should seek support via https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365/ct-p/Office365

    How do I figure out my child’s school login?

    • Students will use a combination of their name and ID (first initial, full last name, last 4 of their ID) as their username, followed by “@golosal.net”. 
    • For example, a student named Jane Griffin and ID number 1234567890 would use the following-- Username: jgriffin7890@golosal.net
    • Any apostrophes, hyphens, and/or spaces in a last name were left out due to Microsoft restrictions.  For example, a student named John O’Connor with the ID of 0987654321 would use “joconnor4321@golosal.net” for the username.  A student named Jane Smith-Doe would use “jsmithdoe4321@golosal.net.
    • Their password is a random 6 or 8 digit alpha-numeric password
    • The Student password was updated to:4 random lowercase letters followed by 4 random numbers.

      Use the visual below in the Parent Aeries Account:

      Student Info tab, Demographics, Student Data 2, Network Logon ID displays the new password.

     Student Info Tab, Demographics, Student Data 2, Network Logon ID
     
    If you do not have a Parent Aeries Account, please click here to register: http://parent.losal.org
     
     
    Where do I find my student ID number and ?
    Your 10-digit student ID is on your class schedule.  You can also find it on Aeries by visiting http://parent.losal.org and logging in.

    How do I setup Office 365 software/app on my tablet or phone?

    Download the Apps from your iTunes or Google Play accounts.  

    You can access Office 365 services from your mobile phone or tablet. Supported devices include Windows Phone, iPhone and iPad, Android Phone, Nokia (Symbian OS), and BlackBerry® devices.

    To set up your phone or tablet

    Use Office 365 on your Android Phone
    Use Office 365 on your BlackBerry® device
    Use Office 365 on your iPhone or iPad
    Use Office 365 on your Nokia (Symbian OS) phone
    Use Office 365 on your Windows Phone

    For general information about other phones and tablets, you can read these articles:

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    What happens when I graduate?

    Your Office 365 subscription through your institution ends upon graduation. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available. If you have Office 365 Education at your school, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your school OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to graduation.

    Does Student Advantage replace the Office 365 University product or Office Home & Student?

    No, Office 365 University will continue to be sold to enable students at colleges and universities that do not take advantage of, or qualify for, the free Student Advantage offer and likewise for the Office 365 Home Premium offer.