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Parent Tech Help

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I am a new student; how do I access my account for the first time? 

For new students, the student or guardian will receive an email from Katy ISD with this information. 

(Students in Grades 6-12) Use the following step-by-step User Guide or watch the Video to learn how to access your account. 

User Guide (English)

  

What is my username/Katy ISD ID?

Your Username is your Katy ISD ID which is listed at the bottom of your school's ID badge (ex. A1234567).
Or, you may ask one of your teachers for your Katy ISD ID.

 

How do I get a Verification Code? (Students in Grades 6-12)

​If you have a personal email address or cell phone number on file with Katy ISD, you can use the Password Self-Service tool to receive a new verification code by selecting Forgot Username/Password and using the Password Reset by Text/email option.
OR 

You may ask one of your teachers for your Verification Code or complete the Parent and Student Technology Support Center Form  

  

What are the answers to my security questions? (Students in Grades 6-12) 

You would have created these answers the first time you accessed the Password Self-Service tool.


How do I change my password or security questions? (Students in Grades 6-12)

Use the following step-by-step User Guide or watch the Video to learn how to change your password and/or security questions.

I forgot my password, how can I reset it? (Students in Grades 6-12)

Use the following step-by-step User Guide or watch the Video to learn how to reset your forgotten password.

I forgot my password. (Students in Grades PK-5)

You may ask one of your teachers for your password, or have your parent/guardian complete the Parent and Student Technology Support Center Form to request your password.

Note: on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 an email was sent to all parents of students in Grades PreK-5 containing the student's Katy ISD ID and Password. Please check your Spam folders if you did not receive the email.

 

How do I update the email address or cell phone number that is on file for me? (Students in Grades 6-12)

Please contact your student's campus, or see the campus Registrar for assistance.


What Katy ISD applications can I access with my Katy ISD ID and Password?

Note to Students: The majority of the systems listed below are accessed via MyKaty Cloud (mykaty.katyisd.org). Once on MyKaty Cloud, begin to type in the name of the system you are searching for and look for the tile that matches the picture in the table below.

Application
​User Name
​Password

District Issued   Chromebooks & iPads

Students: Katy ISD ID

Ex: L1234567


​Katy ISD password

mykaty.katyisd.org
My Katy Cloud

Students: Katy ISD ID

Ex: L1234567

Note: if using a Katy ISD iPad, you will use the Lenovo Unified Workspace app to access MyKaty Cloud.


Katy ISD password

Canvas Learning Management System

Students: access through MyKaty Cloud 

Note: students needing to access Canvas while outside of the US may access directly from a Chrome web browser: https://katyisd.instructure.com. Login with Katy ISD ID as username.


Katy ISD password

help.katyisd.org - Contains Help Articles & Videos

Students: access through MyKaty Cloud 

Katy ISD password


Online Textbooks


Students: access through MyKaty Cloud

Note: for specific instructions on accessing individual textbooks, visit these Knowledge Base articles:


Katy ISD password

Home Access Center (HAC)

Students: access through MyKaty Cloud



​Katy ISD password

Library Resources

Students: access through MyKaty Cloud

Note: At school, users are automatically logged in to most databases. From home, the user name is katyisd and the password is katyisd.

Katy ISD password

Online Resources     (Example: Dreambox)

Students: access through MyKaty Cloud

Note: for instructions on accessing secific online resources, visit these Knowledge Base articles:


Katy ISD password

Microsoft Office 365 / OneDrive


Students: access through MyKaty Cloud

Katy ISD ID number formatted as an email address

Ex: L1234567@students.katyisd.org

​​Katy ISD password


Note: students in Grades 5-12 have a Katy ISD email address they can access through Microsoft Outlook.

Katy ISD Google Drive

Students: access through MyKaty Cloud

Katy ISD ID number formatted as an email address

Ex: L1234567@students.katyisd.org


​​​Katy ISD password


   

What if I still need help? 

You may ask one of your teachers for assistance. 

Or, submit a request for help via the Parent and Student Technology Support Center Form for all grade levels. Elementary students should ask their parent/guardian to complete the form. 


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