Family Technology Information: Devices

Do I Need to Return My District Devices ? (Chromebooks, hotspots,etc.)

Students leaving SFUSD

Any student leaving the District is to return their District-issued Chromebook and/or Internet Hotspot including the device’s charging cables to their current school.

Elementary School and K-8

K-3rd Grade: Schools should be collecting all district-provided K-3 Chromebooks now and through the end of the 2021-2022 school year. Please check in with your students' school site for more detailed information about their collection process.

  • Promoting 3rd grade students will be issued Chromebooks in Fall of 2022.

  • Current 4th grade students will take their District issued Chromebook with them to 5th grade. 

  • Current 5th grade students will take their District issued Chromebook with them to 6th grade.

  • Those students participating in summer programming will be provided Chromebooks from those programs, if necessary.

Middle School and K-8 Schools

  • Current 8th grade students will take their District issued Chromebook with them to 9th grade.
  • Those students participating in summer programming will be provided Chromebooks from those programs, if necessary.

High Schools

  • Graduating Seniors must turn in their District-issued Chromebook and/or Internet Hotspot including the device’s charging cables at the end of the school year to their current school. Please check in with your students' school site for more detailed information about their collection process.

  • Those students participating in Credit Recovery Programs will be provided Chromebooks from those programs, if necessary.

How to return your students district devices

  • If you are leaving, or have left, SFUSD, return district technology to the last SFUSD school you attended. 
  • If you cannot get to your former school, you may also leave your items (with charging cables) in the drop box at 555 Franklin St. The lobby may be accessed Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Please make sure to return district devices (Chromebooks, hotspots, etc.) to your school, according to the dates and procedures your school provides to you.

Need a Device?

During 2021-2022, technology is being distributed and exchanged at school sites. To request or exchange a device for your child's homework or in-school learning, please contact your school. Your school may ask you to complete the Online Technology Request Form available in ParentVUE. To do so, you must have an active Family Portal (ParentVUE) account. 

  • If you haven’t activated yet, please contact your school site for an activation key and follow the steps. You can activate your ParentVUE account at sfusd.edu/activate
  • Login to your ParentVUE account at portal.sfusd.edu, and click on “Online Forms.”
  • You can find step-by-step instructions for completing the Online Technology Request Form and a recorded video example at bit.ly/SFUSDtechrequestguide

All students and families who borrow SFUSD technology must abide by the Technology User Agreement. Violations of the agreement may result in disciplinary action or a discontinuation of technology access.

Learn How to Get Started with an SFUSD Chromebook

New SFUSD Chromebook? Start Here! (video tutorial):

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This page was last updated on May 10, 2022