March Technology 2017

For the 2017-18 school year, Bellarmine will sell the space gray, Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro. A description of this iPad's features is given below.

10.5-inch iPad Pro
 Storage  256 GB
 Networking  Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n/ac) 2.4/5.0 GHz
 Processor  A10X (2.5x faster than A8 chip)
 Display  2224 x 1668, 264 ppi
 Front Camera
 7.0 megapixel
 Rear Camera
 12.0 megapixel
 Video  4k HD recording
 Audio  4 speaker
 Fingerprint Security
 Battery Life
 up to 10 hrs
 BluTooth  version 4.2
 Insurance ($99)
 3 yr. - 2 replacements - $50 deductable
 Education Price  $724

Note: The iPad Pro supports the new Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard. These are not included in the Bellarmine package.

This model will be the only one sold through Bellarmine. If you would like a different model, you will need to buy from another source. The total price of the iPad Pro is $724 plus $99 insurance plus tax. The insurance fee buys three years of AppleCare + insurance coverage. This coverage allows you to replace a damaged iPad twice at a $50 deductible. Theft is not covered.

If you decide to order an iPad through the school, you will be billed on your school tuition statements. You can pay the entire price in one payment, or you can choose a 1 year or 2 year payment plan. Payment plans are interest free. You can place your order by clicking on the "Purchase An iPad" tab above. 

You will receive an email confirmation of your intent to purchase an iPad in April. The school will place their order with Apple in May. Families can pick up their iPad(s) from the Technology Support Center in the Admin Building from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, Monday - Friday. The IT Department will email families when the iPads are ready for pick up. This is usually the end of June.

When you come to the new student registration in March, you will be greeted by the ICT Department in the Connelly Campus Center. We will ask you if you wish to buy an iPad through Bellarmine. There is no need to pay at this time. You will see charges for this iPad on your monthly tuition statement. You can make this decision later if you wish. If you buy through Bellarmine, the IT Department will configure the iPad for you. Your son or daughter will need an iPad for the first day of school in August. See the Februrary technology page for details about buying an iPad through Bellarmine.

Lastly, we will be taking ID photos of all students registering at Bellarmine ID photos will be used in our systems until October. In October, we will replace the March pictures with those taken by students on the August 24 picture day.