Northeast iPad Initiative

iPad Pick Up Location
Haney Union Information Desk

What is One Northeast?
“ONE Northeast…an ipad initiative has as its mission “to better prepare students for tomorrow’s workplace by leveraging technology while providing an engaging learning environment and a cost savings to the student.”

Why the iPad?
With over 80,000 apps designed just for education, the iPad is the right choice for this program.  Currently there are no viruses that affect iPad;  it provides a safer environment for your data and the campus network.

What iPad will I be getting?

iPad 32GB  9.7″ *This is the newest iPad from Apple*

How much is this going to cost me?
Prices vary depending on iPad, please visit the iPad Order Form.

How many iPads can I get?
One

Do I have to participate?
No, the program is optional.  Please remember that the majority of classes require some type of device in order to participate in class activities and homework.  iPad required classes mean that you must have an iPad with iOS 10.3 to register for those sections.

Can I use my own iPad?
Yes, if you currently have an iPad,  you can bring it to your class.  Please make sure the iPad is running the current iOS 10.3 and is in good working order.  No iPad generation 1 or 2 are allowed since they can not run the latest iOS.

How can this program save me money?
This program is designed to help you save money by using ebooks in the classroom.   In the past Freshman where spending over $1000 per semester on textbooks alone. NEMCC is also using OER (Open Source) Textbooks in their courses.  These books come with $0 cost to students.  Here is a listing of current OER Reference

I do not have internet at home can I still access my books?
Vitalsource ebooks and OER textbooks are downloaded directly to your iPad so they can be accessed offline.  Books from the publisher may require internet access.

When do I do I pay?
Your iPad payment will be due the same time your tuition and fees are due.

Can I use Financial Aid?
Yes, you can use Pell Grant & Student Loans to pay for your iPad.

Institutional Scholarships that can not be used for iPad.
ACT Performance, Academic Achievement, Activity, Career/Technical Incentive, Leadership, Athletic, Band, Cheerleader, Chorus, Commercial Artist, Country/Western Music, Journalism, Music, Pom Squad, Theatre, Tiger Ambassador, Tiger Dancer.

When can I pick up my iPad?
You may begin picking up your iPad iPad  August 10

Who owns the iPad?
The iPad is yours to own.  NE Manages the iPad during your time here at the college to and can assist you in locating and unlocking your iPad.   We do not monitor what you do on your device.

Questions?
Please contact Jeffrey Powell at 662-720-7585 or jdpowell@nemcc.edu

** Please remember that if you withdraw from college to go by the business office to make sure you do not owe any unpaid fees.

Fall 2017 iPad Order


Updated on July 14th, 2017

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