Tech Access

If you don't have the technology you need for your classes, here are some steps you can follow.

1. Visit a Digital Union location... 

...if you're on the Columbus campus. Digital Unions have Mac computers and other professional equipment related to multimedia production. Check the DU webpage for a list of features at each location.

Spring Semester 2021 Hours*
DayHours
Monday - Friday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & SundayCLOSED

*All university holidays and closings are observed.

Additionally, the classroom services webpage has information about available informal study spaces and student drop-in spaces.

Female student wearing mask working in a Digital Union
iPad with Ohio State sticker

2. Check your eligibility for an iPad Technology Kit through Digital Flagship.

Visit the Digital Flagship website to choose which option best describes your status and to review eligibility requirements.

3. Apply for emergency financial support.

Emergency financial support is available to aid students who are experiencing financial hardships related to the pandemic, including technology and internet expenses.

For more details and to apply, visit the COVID-19 financial assistance for students page through the Office of Student Academic Success.

Female student wearing mask working in the library
Student wearing mask and Ohio State hat writing in a notebook

4. Explore options to loan available technology...

...through your college or program by connecting with your academic advisor. Additionally, make sure to communicate with your instructors to make them aware of any situations that could affect your academic performance. 

If you have a significant technology need that is affecting your academic success and you've tried the options above, fill out the Technology Access Help Request form.