PASSWORD ISSUESThere are a variety of issues that can affect a student's access to HISD services. Please complete this form.HOW TO GET AN HISD LAPTOPStudents are eligible to receive a laptop to use for the year by completing the following items:STEP 1: Laptop AgreementSign the LAST page of the PowerUp Student Laptop Loan Agreement. Print, sign, and scan into PDF or .jpg OR you may open in Adobe Reader and sign digitally. This will be uploaded when registering for a timeslot (Step 3). This document must be signed by the student and their parent/guardian.Parents/guardians & students must ensure they have read and understood the Acceptable Use Policy for Electronic Services for Students and Digital Footprints & Digital Citizenship.
Remember to upload a copy (scanned or digital copy) of only the LAST page. If scanning the document with your phone, please ensure it is on a flat surface with no shadows.
STEP 2: Method of Payment
A $25 non-refundable security deposit to cover possible damage or loss of the laptop is required. For Freshmen only, payment can be made using cash or schoolpay.com (credit card). After Aug 24, students will only be able to pay by credit card using schoolpay.com. Credit card payments must be made at www.schoolpay.com (Powerup Fees 2021-2022). A digital copy of your receipt that reflects the DeBakey student's name is required before proceeding to the next step. Print your receipt and scan it as a PDF or jpg file or you may also take a screen print of your receipt.
Freshmen parents/guardians paying by cash may do so at the time of laptop pickup. Please bring EXACT change. Only valid Aug 2-3, after this date payments must be made using schoolpay.com.
Remember to upload a copy (scanned or digital copy) of your receipt as proof of payment. If scanning the document with your phone, please ensure it is on a flat surface with no shadows. The receipt MUST show the DeBakey student's name.
Make an appointment to pick up your laptop and sit for the mandatory laptop orientation. Plan to spend 1.5 hours to complete this task. The orientation alone is approximately one hour for freshmen and 20 minutes for all other grades.
Aug 2-3: Freshmen
Aug 11-13: All other grades
Students unable to pick up their laptops during early distribution (August 2-3/11-13) will have the opportunity to do so beginning August 24th. A new registration form is available on the HUB:
Grade Level Date/Time & Link to Orientation coming soon coming soon
Pick up laptop and complete laptop orientation on the same day (during laptop deployment). Students are advised to bring a paper copy of their Laptop Agreement form as well as a copy of their schoolpay.com receipt (it MUST show the name of the DeBakey student).