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In an effort to enhance student learning and engagement, students will be required to have an iPad® for the Making Connections course. All incoming, first year students take the Making Connections course, which focuses on transitioning students into college-level learners by introducing critical academic skills and campus resources. This year, Making Connections will embed technology into the curriculum.

All first year students will be required to have an iPad to better prepare for the demands of the workplace. Faculty and students will explore study skills, personal organization, and research using the apps available on the iPad. Students will also be able to access the course text and other books using digital text. A-State envisions students will have the sophisticated technical advantage to be competitive in a variety of settings.

Your iPad Options

Students can buy their iPad at the A-State IT Store on campus, bring their own iPad, or rent an iPad. 

Purchasing your iPad at the A-State IT Store means incoming freshmen can get everything needed for the Making Connections class in one stop in the center of campus.

The A-State IT Store is located on the ground floor of Wilson Hall. Enter on the South side facing the Memorial arch.

Incoming freshmen can fill out the form below to reserve their iPad of choice for purchase: 

Find out more about all of your iPad options 

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