Staff and students with a ConestogaValley.org email address are able to get a copy of Office 365 which includes the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite of products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote as well as others.

  • You will also have access to Office Online with features like Newsfeed, OneDrive, Sites, Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online and OneNote Online.
  • You can also use the Set up mobile apps on your iPad.
  • Install on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets

You already have the Microsoft Office Products installed on your school machine and you should not use this process to install software on your school machine.

The process for downloading the software will take a long period of time. We suggested starting the download and running it overnight. The time to download this software will vary depending upon your computer, and your internet provider service speed.

This offer will only be valid during the time the staff member is employed by the district and the term that a student is enrolled at Conestoga Valley School District.

The directions to download and install the software is different for staff and students. Please use the appropriate heading below to locate your instructions.

Directions for Faculty and Staff

Please NOTE: The other option of purchasing the program through the Home Use Program for $10 is still also available. The Home Use Program license does not expire with employment. Please see the blog post about Office for further details on this separate offer.

For your home computer,

  • Go to the Office 365 Education website http://office.com/teachers
  • The Teacher tab should be highlighted
  • Click the green button, Find out if you’re eligible
  • Enter your school email account and click sign up
  • It will say You already have an account click continue OR it will ask you to accept the terms of service by clicking START
  • Sign into Office 365 with your school email and password


  • You will then be logged into Office 365.
  • Click on the gear in the top right hand corner next to your name and select Office 365 settings.


  • From the Drop down menu select Office 365 Settings


  • On the next screen select Software.

To install the software on your home computer you will select install now at the bottom of the page and this will install the software on you home machine. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and more.

Remember, this downloading process will take a long time. It is recommended that you begin and let it run overnight. Make sure your computer is not set to auto shut down during this process. Make sure your device is plugged into a power source. The time to download this software will vary depending upon your computer, and your internet provider service speed.

Directions for Students

This offer is available to all students at Conestoga Valley School District. This offer will only be valid during the term that a student is enrolled at Conestoga Valley School District.

You already have the Microsoft Office Products installed on your school machine and you should not use this process to install software on your school machine.

Students can get their complimentary Office for a home computer by

  • Visiting Office.com/GetOffice365 and follow the on screen instructions.
  • The Student tab should be highlighted
  • Click the green button, Find out if you’re eligible


  • Enter your school email account and click sign up
  • It will say You already have an account click continue OR it will ask you to accept the terms of service by clicking START
  • Sign into Office 365 with your school email and password
  • No need to sign up – click OK


  • Click on the gear in the top corner
  • Select the Office 365 Settings from the drop down menu


  • Click on Software
  • On the next page click install at the bottom of the page.
  • This will install Office 365 on your home computer or tablet.

Remember, this downloading process will take a long time. It is recommended that you begin and let it run overnight. Make sure your computer is not set to auto shut down during this process and is plugged in to a power source. The time to download this software will vary depending upon your computer, and your internet provider service speed.

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