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Free Microsoft Office for Students!
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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Free Microsoft Software for City Students & Their Families

Starting this month, all parents and guardians with children who

attend New York City public schools will now have free access to 

Microsoft software and services. Thanks to a partnership between 

the Department of Education, Microsoft, and City Council Speaker 

Melissa Mark-Viverito, parents/guardians of City students across 

all five boroughs will be able to download the following Microsoft 

digital products free of charge:

Office 365 ProPlus on Windows

(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote,

 Outlook, Skype for Business, Access,

 InfoPath and Publisher)


 Office for Mac Professional 2016

(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,


 Office for iPad, iPhone, Android (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,


 In addition, all City students and their parents/guardians will have 

free online access to Microsoft’s Cloud service as well as Office Online.

 Parents will be able to download Microsoft software on up to five 

family computers and five family tablets, smartphones, and other 

mobile devices. To download this software, parents should visit  (you must copy and paste link into browser window)

and enter their home phone number or email address in addition to their child’s date of birth.

Any parent/guardian who is having difficulties registering for theMicrosoft software should speak directly with Rosemarie DeFilippi, Parent Coordinator, at P.S. 39. Please note that government-issued photo identification may be required by schools to verify home addresses.


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