Class of 2021 (GHS Freshman) Exchange

Freshman (Class of 2021) iPad Exchange Process

In the spring of 2018, all Class of 2021 leased iPads will be collected and returned to Apple. Class of 2021 students will receive a newly leased iPad to use until the conclusion of their senior year. Students will be emailed a notice to setup an appointment to exchange iPads. Appointments will be available between April 16 and May 18, 2018.

Backing Up the iPad

Students must back up important photos, videos and projects to Google Drive/Google Photos before returning the device. Use the Google Photos App available in Self Service for easy backup. Any help with this process should be addressed before time of appointment.

Students must bring the following to the iPad Exchange appointment.

  • School issued iPad

  • Apple Power Adapter for iPad

  • Apple Charging Cable

image of ipad, power adaptor, and charging cable

Insurance For Newly Issued iPad

Insurance for the new iPads will be available for purchase beginning April 16. It is highly recommended that each student to obtain insurance. Insurance can be purchased for all three years (recommended) or on an annual basis. Parents will receive an email reminder to purchase insurance. Please visit the iPad Insurance page for more information.  

Damaged iPads and Missing Equipment

If a student iPad has been damaged, the repair must be settled prior to the appointment. Repairs normally take two weeks. Students are responsible for the replacement cost for missing equipment. The iPad will be considered missing if no appointment has been scheduled by May 18. The student will then be responsible for the full replacement cost of the iPad and accessories ($219).

Common Repairs without Insurance

iPad Air—Glass/Digitizer:  $79

iPad Air—LCD Repair:  $119

iPad Air—Glass/Digitizer and LCD:  $149

Lost/Unreturned/Unrepairable Equipment

iPad Air—Replacement of iPad:  $189

Apple charging cable:  $10

Apple power adapter:  $20

Additional Charges (insured or non-insured)

Excessive damages—scratches, dents, nicks, bends:  $25

Please make checks payable to:  Glastonbury Public Schools

If there are any questions or concerns with this process, students should stop by the iPad Resource Room (E207) and see Ms. Jane Lewkowicz who will assist them.