Literacy Information for Technology (LIFT) Application: Extended for Spring 2022

 

The LIFT program is designed to teach students of Texas A&M University-San Antonio about digital literacies, how to effectively navigate through the various online university platforms (Blackboard, Jagwire, etc.), and more. Courtesy of the Office of Student Success and Engagement, students who successfully complete the program will receive a FREE Dell Latitude 3310 laptop to keep! The laptop does not have to be returned to the university.  

Requirements

  • Student currently enrolled at A&M-San Antonio for spring 2022 semester
  • Returned loaner laptop to IT services (if applicable)
  • Complete application in JagSync
  • Sign Laptop Agreement Form (found in JagSync)
  • Attend a digital literacies seminar

Sign into JagSync to APPLY HERE

Last Day to apply is February 3, 2022.

Sign into JagSync to complete Laptop Agreement Form HERE

Seminar Dates

Dates below are the only seminars scheduled for the spring 2022 semester. Room locations and zoom links will be provided if application is approved. Space is limited so please apply ASAP.

In-person Seminars

  • Monday January 24 -1pm
  • Tuesday January 25 - 9am
  • Friday January 28 - 6pm
  • Saturday January 29 -10am
  • Monday January 31 - 6pm
  • Wednesday February 2 - 1pm
  • Thursday February 3 - 9am
  • Saturday February 5 - 10am

Virtual Seminars

  • Wednesday January 26 - 9am
  • Thursday January 27- 6pm
  • Tuesday February 1 - 6pm
  • Friday February 4 - 9am

FAQ's


Last day to apply is February 3, 2022.


  • Learn about digital literacies and how to apply them in the classroom and in your professional career
  • Become familiar with Blackboard and other A&M-SA digital platforms
  • Be introduced to virtual and in-person campus resources

  • Students who attend a LIFT seminar will receive a free Dell Latitude 3310 laptop to KEEP! You do NOT have to return it to the University.
  • Get help to set up your computer and your free Microsoft 365 student account
  • Learn helpful tips that could make you a more successful A&M-SA student

  • Use the link above to apply in JagSync
  • OR sign into Jagwire > sign into JagSync > click on FORMS tab > search for “LIFT Application.”
  • If your application is approved, you will be given instructions through your student email on how to sign up/RSVP for a seminar in JagSync

After you submit your LIFT application in JagSync, please wait to hear from us regarding your application status until AFTER January 17, 2022. If approved, our email will include instructions on how to sign up/RSVP for a seminar in JagSync.

No, you can only attend LIFT one time. Only RSVP for ONE seminar in JagSync and be sure to attend.


Yes, The LIFT program is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) registered for classes in the spring 2022 semester.


Yes, but we have limited options. Please see available dates under Seminar Dates.


Students will be required to come to campus and pick up laptops. Pick up information (date, time, and location) will be provided at the end of the seminar.

No, this program is provided for FREE for to all students (undergraduate and graduate) registered for classes in the spring 2022 semester.


No, students are only allotted one laptop the life of the program.

Please contact the LIFT program coordinator Karissa.Mitchem@tamusa.edu