iPad Setup

Welcome to Mater Dei!

Your MD iPad has been specifically assigned to you and the following has already been set up (you will find account details on the Information sticker that came with your new iPad):

Your Apple ID

Your MD Student email

  • You must change your passwords and security questions to these accounts as soon as possible.
  • DO NOT add credit card information to your Apple ID / iTunes account until you have changed them.

Click Here for instructions on how to change your passwords.

In addition, several apps have been pre-installed including the following:

The MD App (general MD Info)

ShelfIt Reader (the MD Digital Bookstore)

Please be aware, you may also receive pop up messages over the next few days prompting you to install a number of other apps provided by Mater Dei including:







Adding Website Links Your iPad Home Screen

To learn how to add an important website link to your iPad home screen (you will want to do this for Blackboard and Aeries among others) please watch this video:

Please also tap on the link below to download the free iPad User Guide iBook from Apple which will contains detailed information about using your new iPad:

iPad User Guide

All Freshmen will undergo Library and Technology Orientations during the first weeks of school.

Please don't worry if you experience difficulties with any part of this setup. We are here to help! The Tech Hub staff, Library/Tech Orientation leaders, and your classroom teachers will be showing you how to use your Mater Dei iPad over the coming days and weeks!