​How to create a Sponsored Account

Any staff with access to Peoplesoft HCM or Financials can create a sponsored account (formerly called "x accounts") for an intern, contractor, or other volunteer using the instructions below. Before…

Roma Browne
Updated 1 week ago by Roma Browne

How to receive an L4L (Teacher Macbook)

Eligible employees (primarily classroom teachers) will be notified via their BPS email account regarding how to access the training & receive a laptop. After you are hired and able to login to your e…

Kristine Matthews
Updated 1 week ago by Kristine Matthews

How to enable/disable a Sponsored Account

How to enable/disable a Sponsored Account. If you have an urgent need to disable an account, please send an email to mracine@ or smcmahon@. If this is an employee, please Cc: your Human Capital repre…

Roma Browne
Updated 2 weeks ago by Roma Browne

How do I Reset/Change my Password?

Your BPS Password is valid for 1 year (365 days). *Expiration notifications will come from "" (up to 30 days in advance). You can change your password multiple ways: Login to…

Patricia Sarango
Updated 2 weeks ago by Patricia Sarango

New Employee Guide

We want to make your entry to BPS as smooth as possible so we put together a guide with the most common questions you might have. If you have any questions about the items below or something that is…

Roma Browne
Updated 3 weeks ago by Roma Browne

How to change your last name and BPS email address

This article will take you through the process of changing your name and email address. This process is automated but we strongly recommend coordinating with Sean McMahon (smcmahon@bostonpublicschool…

Sean McMahon
Updated 3 weeks ago by Sean McMahon

What is the BPS Acceptable Use Policy?

Boston Public Schools. 2019-2020 Guidelines for Implementation of Acceptable Use Policy for Digital Information, Communication, and Technology Resources ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY AND GUIDELINES. Guidelin…

Geraldine Conley
Updated 2 months ago by Geraldine Conley

Installing Office 365

Go to Click Sign in. Login to your account using your BPS email and password. Click Install Office and then choose Office 365 apps.

Kevin Arias
Updated 4 months ago by Kevin Arias

Do I have a virus or malware on my computer?

If you suspect that you have a virus on your computer, immediately turn the computer off and contact the BPS Technology Help Desk (617-635-9200) to discuss next steps.. Here are the top 10 signs that…

Patricia Sarango
Updated 10 months ago by Patricia Sarango

Resetting Student Passwords

Student email accounts and BPS ID numbers can be found in Aspen ( ) under a student’s name and details. Student email accounts follow the same pattern as staff with their first initial-…

Christopher Costigan
Updated 10 months ago by Christopher Costigan

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 365

Frequently Asked Questions. Q. Why does my new L4L not have Microsoft Office applications installed already? Your new L4L has a faster, more reliable solid state drive; however, that comes with a tra…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 11 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to Activate and Inactive Accounts in Naviance

This article is also available as an interactive tutorial. Click here to get started!. 1 The first step is to open Naviance 2 Scroll down and click Setup 3 Click User Admin 4 Click Show Inactive User…

Updated 11 months ago