The WIU eAcademy offers flexible equipment leases for eAcademy students. Districts have the option to lease HP ProBooks 645, AMD quad core processor with 8G of RAM, and a 14-inch screen. Each laptop comes equipped with a charger and laptop box. In addition, districts have the option to lease just the laptop alone, or add Kajeet Internet service via a portable mifi device or a laptop/Internet bundle, depending on individual student needs. The WIU will continue to provide delivery and pickup of all equipment at no charge to districts.

ALL equipment MUST be checked out and returned through Genius at least three business days before your district’s scheduled delivery/pickup day. Prior to placing the return request, ensure you have all the student’s equipment.

Delivery Schedule

~ Tuesday: Belle Vernon, Jeannette, Monessen, Mt. Pleasant, Norwin, Penn-Trafford, Southmoreland, Yough

~ Thursday: Apollo Ridge, Burrell, Derry, Franklin Regional, Greater Latrobe, Ligonier Valley, Greensburg Salem, Kiski Area

Equipment Costs to the District

~ Individual Laptop (does not include Internet service)$60/month (30 days)

~ Kajeet Internet Service$50/month (30 days)

~ Laptop and Internet Combo$110/month (30 days)

Requesting Equipment

After logging into eAcademy™ Genius, locate the student’s account. At the top right of the page, enter the student’s name in the Search box, then click the student’s name to access the account.

From the left navigation menu under Main Information, click Request Assets.

Using the check boxes, select the pieces of equipment you need for the student (1), and then click Request (2).

The confirmation message, Successfully requested, will appear.

At the bottom of the Request Assets screen, you’ll see the asset type, description, date requested, and the status.

Once the equipment is prepared for delivery, the equipment will be checked out to the student. By clicking the Request Assets link in the student account again, you’ll see the specific equipment details.

Returning Equipment

Return to the student’s account in Genius by entering the student’s name in the Search box at the top right of the screen, then clicking the student’s name to access the account.

From the left navigation menu, click Request Assets.

Using the check boxes, select the pieces of equipment to be returned for the student (1), and then click Request Return (2).

The confirmation message, Return successfully requested, will appear.

Once the equipment is received and inspected by the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit, the equipment will be checked in. If any damage is visible, eAcademy staff will list the damage in the asset inventory list and bill the district.

By clicking the Request Assets link in the student account again, you’ll see there are no active assets associated with the student.

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