iPad Initiative

In an effort to enhance student learning and engagement, students are recommended 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 are recommended 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.

Check out our FAQs to find out more about the iPad Initiative.

Current iPad assortment:

7.9-inch iPad mini (5th generation)
10.2-inch iPad (7th generation)
10.5-inch iPad Air (3rd generation)
11-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th generation)

These iPads will work as well:

7.9-inch iPad mini (4th generation)
9.7-inch iPad (5th and 6th generation)
9.7-inch iPad Air (2nd generation)
9.7-inch iPad Pro (1st generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro (1st generation), 11-inch iPad Pro (1st generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation)

Buy an iPad from the IT Store

Purchasing technology and supplies from the IT Store will save money and provide additional support.  You will also have a friendly store staff in the heart of campus ready to assist you with your iPad, iBooks, and apps.

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