Prince William County Students have access to a number of different instructional apps and programs. Here are some of the more commonly used:


  • Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based communication and collaboration tool, hosted by Microsoft and managed by PWCS. Office 365 provides the ability for PWCS students (grades K-12), faculty and staff to communicate, store files and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time from school, work, or home, all within a secure online environment. The use of Microsoft Office 365 is critical to developing and applying collaboration, creativity, and communication skills which are critical skills that will be needed in our students' future.


  • All students attending Prince William County Public Schools are allowed five downloads of Microsoft Office for the devices that they use for school work. Students will need to log in to their Office 365 account.
  • Students can log into PWCS Office365 using the web address: Students log in using their PWCS email and password. PWCS emails include the student PWCS username followed by the domain:
  • The only place for students to reset PWCS Office365 passwords or Computer Login passwords is:



  • Canvas provides a platform for teachers to create virtual classrooms, supporting both real-time (synchronous) and self-paced (asynchronous) learning. Canvas is a powerful tool for blended and distance learning.
  • Students can log into Canvas through Office365, Clever, or either shortcut ( or using their PWCS Office365 email and password.
  • Parents can also create an Canvas 'Observer' account to monitor their student's progress. For more information about this and other Canvas topics, please visit the PWCS 'Canvas & Zoom' page.



  • StudentVUE gives students access to bus and class schedules, grades, attendance information, and more.
  • You may access StudentVUE online, but for the best mobile experience, you are encouraged to download the StudentVUE App from the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
  • Students can access their StudentVUE account by using their PWCS Office365 email and password. If you have forgotten your password, please visit For issues with login, please contact your school's ITC (Brian Simpson -
  • Video support for Accessing StudentVue
  • All information is available in both StudentVUE and ParentVUE. Visit the PWCS ParentVue Information page for more on accessing ParentVue.


Student Laptops

  • All PWCS students are issued a laptop for use at both school and home.
  • Students logging into PWCS laptops will have access to the 'PWCS Sites' saved folder in their Bookmark Bar when using the Chrome or Edge browsers. This folder has shortcuts to many commonly used instructional websites