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BYOd (Bring Your Own device) Laptop program

1:1 Laptop Program for Years 7 – 12 in 2019
Maroochydore State High School’s 1:1 Laptop program involves students bringing their personally owned Windows or Apple device to school each day.  
Key factors to consider
·         Connectivity Fee  $40
·         It is highly recommended that you have your own insurance and/or accidental damage insurance
·        Your device must meet minimum Specifications (See BYOd Charter or BYOd Pamphlet)
·        Will the device run the software necessary for all of my subjects?
·        Our computer technicians are not permitted to repair hardware or software issues on BYOd devices.  They will however provide support and advice where possible.
·        Adobe Design Web is available for free
·        Microsoft Office 365 free for students to download from here using their school login details.
·        Internet is filtered while students are connected to our BYO WiFi network at school.
 
 What do I need to do to be part of this exciting program?
·         Read the BYOd charter information booklet and BYOd Pamphlet. 
·         Purchase a device that meets the Minimum Specs
·         Complete and return the BYOd Student Form
·         Pay $40 to the school cashier
·         Student takes receipt and device to School Technician in the Library for connection assistance.
Purchasing Options
Parents are able to purchase laptops from local retailers, online retailers or computer shops. 
Parents may also like to purchase from one of our purchasing portals.  These portals contain a selection of laptops that meet the schools minimum specifications and also allow you to purchase accessories and Accidental Damage Insurance.  The accidental damage and warranty options when purchasing from the HP, Dell and Acer portals also allow the devices to be repaired on site at Maroochydore SHS. 
The pricing on all HP and Acer machines includes a three year warranty.  Dell offers a mix of one year and three year warranty options.
HP Purchasing Portal
Click here to access the HP purchasing portal
Note 5% discount applies if purchased before end of 2018.  Apply Voucher code maroochy5% at checkout
Dell Purchasing Portal
Click here to access the Dell purchasing portal

Username: maroochydore
Password: maroochydore 

Acer Purchasing Portal
Click here to access the Acer purchasing portal
No password required
Apple Purchasing Portal 
Click here to access the Apple purchasing portal      
Documentation is available from the right of screen including a pamphlet giving extra information.
Please contact the school if you have any further queries.