Bring Your Own Device

Conditions of bringing personal devices to WCDSB

  • Students may bring his/her personal computer device to use within his/her classroom/school. Applications and programs accessible from or installed on the personal devices can be implemented for classroom use at the discretion of the school staff as they relate to and support student learning.
  • The Waterloo Catholic District School Board will not provide any technical support for the maintenance of the software and/or hardware of a personal device.
  • The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is not liable for any complications arising at any of its locations, including failure of the device or any software installed thereon.
  • The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is not responsible in the event that this device is lost, damaged or stolen while on WCDSB property and school sponsored events.

Devices for Families in Need

Free learning device/computer offerings for low income families:

Programs Offered $10/month Residential Internet Service

Partnership with Dell for Learning devices

WCDSB has made significant investments to ensure our students and staff have access to a variety current technologies. The use of technology to support learning remains a key priority to ensure that students are equipped with the skills to flourish in an increasingly digital world. Chromebooks and Windows 10 Cloudbooks have proven to be versatile, reliable, and affordable digital tool in the classroom.

As students have engaged more with the technology that is available in their classrooms, many families have expressed interest in purchasing a device for their child to use at school and at home. WCDSB families have reached out, seeking advice about which technology would best support their child’s learning, is reasonably priced, yet durable enough to withstand the wear and tear of daily use as it’s transported back and forth to school each day.


Dell Portal for ordering Windows 10 and Chromebook devices online: