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When do I get my iPad Kit?

Pre-registration will open on Tuesday August 6, 2024.

After pre-registering, you will receive a QR code that you must bring with you on pick-up day.

You can pickup your iPad at Cornerstone starting on, Monday, August 19 - Wednesday, August 21 from 8 - 11am at The Cornerstone..

What do I need to pre-register for my iPad Kit?

You will need your linkblue ID and password to pre-register for your iPad kit. After pre-registering, you will receive a  QR code you will need to bring when picking up your iPad kit.

Where is The Cornerstone Building?

The Cornerstone Building is located next to Parking Structure 5 (South Limestone Garage) at the corner of South Limestone and Winslow. The Cornerstone Building Directions 

What device will be distributed this year to incoming, first-year degree seeking students?

We have selected the 10.9" Space Gray iPad Air with 64GB of storage for incoming, first-year degree-seeking students. The accessories included with your iPad Air are the 2nd generation Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard while supplies last. 

Note: Smart Campus does not provide additional accessories such as an iPad case, screen protector, or Apple Pencil holder. Students will need to supply extra accessories.

*Upgrades are not allowed if you already received an iPad through the Smart Campus Initiative.

What if I am not able to make the iPad distribution events?

If you are unable to attend the Technology Takeover events on August 19 - 21 at 8am - 11am at The Cornerstone, you can pick up your iPad at the iPad Support Desk at The Cornerstone. See What if students need help with their iPad? for support hours. 

In order for you to receive an iPad, you MUST arrive with: 

  • QR Code - students receive a unique QR Code after pre-registration. You can pre-register or access your QR Code here.
  • A photo ID - driver’s license, passport, state or government identification card, WildCard, etc.
  • linkblue username - this can be found on your acceptance letter – format: abcd123.
  • linkblue account password  - you establish this when you set up your linkblue account and UKY email; if you have not set up your account, follow these step-by-step instructions
  • The student must be present to pick up the iPad - parent/guardian/family/designee are not eligible to pick up an iPad for their student.