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Policies » Section J: Students » JICM: Personal Device Usage

Policy Date: 06/08/2021

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(formerly JICLA)

The Auburn School District has a right to protect its network and technical resources. Thus, any network
user who brings his/her own personal device into the school building is required to adhere to the
Acceptable Use Policy (AUP), Policy #’s JICL and JICL-R, and sign a copy of the Auburn School District
Acceptable Use Contract. In addition, the student and parent/legal guardian must sign the Bring Your
Own Device (BYOD) Student User Agreement.

The BYOD Student User Agreement will be reviewed and adopted annually.


Auburn School District
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Student User Agreement
Many students’ lives today are filled with media that gives them mobile access to information and
resources 24/7. Outside school, students are free to pursue their interest in their own way and at their
own pace. The opportunities are limitless, borderless, and instantaneous. In an effort to put students at
the center and empower them to take control of their own learning, the Auburn School District will allow
students to use personal technology devices. Students wishing to participate must follow the
responsibilities stated in the Acceptable Use Policy as well as the following guidelines.
Device Types:
For the purpose of this program, the word “device” means a privately owned wireless and/or portable
electronic piece of equipment that includes laptops, netbooks, Chromebooks/slates, iPod Touches, cell
and smart phones.

1. Any student who wishes to use a personally owned electronic device within the Auburn School
District must read and sign this agreement and submit it to the building principal.
The student’s parent/guardian must also sign this agreement.
2. The student takes full responsibility for his or her device. The school is not responsible for the
security of the device.
3. The student is responsible for the proper care of their personal device, including any costs of
repair, replacement or any modifications needed to use the device at school.
4. The school reserves the right to inspect a student’s personal device if there is reason to believe
that the student has violated Board policies, administrative procedures, school rules or has
engaged in other misconduct while using their personal device.
5. Violations of any Board policies, administrative procedures or school rules involving a student’s
personally owned device may result in the loss of use of the device in school and/or disciplinary
6. The student complies with teachers’ request to park the device.
7. Personal devices shall be charged prior to bringing them to school and shall be capable of being
powered by its own battery while at school.
8. The student may not use the devices to record, transmit or post photos or video of a person or
persons on campus, or buses, nor can any images or video recorded at school be transmitted or
posted at any time without the express permission of a teacher.
9. The student should only use their device to access relevant files.
10. The student will use the designated school wireless network. Use of 3G, 4G and similar wireless
connections is not allowed.
11. The device will be electronically registered and monitored and if needed, removed from the
12. Students in K-8 are not permitted to use their device at lunch or recess.
13. Students in grades 2-8 will be permitted to utilize their device on school buses consistent with the
14. Students in grades K-8 will not be permitted to use their device in the bathroom.


Auburn School District
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Student User Agreement

As a student I understand and will abide by the above policy and guidelines. I further
understand that any violation of the above may result in the loss of my network and/or device
privileges as well as other disciplinary action.

As a parent I understand that my child will be responsible for abiding by the above policy and
guidelines. I have read and discussed them with her/him and they understand the
responsibility they have in the use of their personal device


_______________________________           __________________________
Device #1                                                                             Serial Number


_______________________________            ___________________________
Device #2                                                                            Serial Number


_______________________________             __________________________
Parent’s Signature                                                              Date


_______________________________             ___________________________
Student’s Signature                                                            Students Grade


_______________________________              __________________________
Parent’s Signature                                                               Date


Please Print Parent’s Name


NOTE: Students must also complete the Acceptable Use Contract (Policy # JICL-R).

Adopted: October 11, 2011
Revised: May 8, 2012
Revised: June 11, 2013
Reviewed: June 9, 2015
Revised: June 14, 2016
Revised: April 10, 2018
Revised: June 11, 2019
Reviewed: June 8, 2021