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iPad Basics: Home

Guide to using iPads at CDU


This guide is created to complement the iPad workshop being offered to students, faculty, and staff at Charles R. Drew University.

Apple ID

An Apple ID is a username and password that you use for all of your Apple products and services. This includes iTunes and the App Store.

You will need an Apple ID to download apps, store information to the iCloud, and sync your information across other Apple devices and 

If you do not already have an Apple ID, click here to sign up. You can create an Apple ID on the iPad by going to Settings and Store. Tap Sign in to create an Apple ID.


How to Navigate the iPad

Connecting to CDU wifi

  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Wi-Fi
  • Select a network (CDU-Student or CDU-Employee)
  • Enter or 
  • Username: CDU email username (without the
  • Password: CDU email password
  • Tap Join and Accept

If you're interested in learning more...