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Important Message from the New York City Department of Education

NYC DOE families are able to download Microsoft software at no cost, on up to five of your family’s computers and five of your family’s tablets, smart phones, or other mobile devices. Click the headline for details.

These tools will help students be prepared for college and careers. This opportunity is made possible through a partnership between the DOE, Microsoft, and the New York City Council,

Office 365 Education for Students includes Office 365 ProPlus, which allows students to install up to 5 copies of the latest Microsoft Office suite for their PCs and Macs and up to five copies for their iOS or Android devices.

Claim your download by following these instructions:
  • Go to 
  • Enter your email address STUDENTS, this refers to your parent/guardian(s) email address
    • You may also register with you child's date of birth and a parent phone number
Please note, the information that you enter to claim the download must match the information on your Blue Data Collection form on file with the school.   Click here for information on how to update your Blue Data Collection form.

There is no deadline to claim the free software.  Families may download the software as long as they have a child enrolled in a NYC public school. 

Click here to access Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) where you will find an instructional video on how to install the software.  
For technical assistance, once you have successfully completed the download, please contact Microsoft Customer Service at: 1 (800) 642-7676

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