General FAQs | Distance Learning by Hard Drive
Can the hard drive be used outside the United States and Canada?
No, due to international software licensing laws, the hard drive cannot be used outside the United States and Canada. As a potential alternative, please contact customer service at 1.800.845.5731 for information on international use of our DVD or Online product.
Can more than one student use the same hard drive?
Yes, but it is good for each student to have his/her own textbooks.
How big is the hard drive unit?
About the size of a VHS video cassette. Approximate dimensions are: 8” x 1.65” x 5” and weighing 2.75 lb.
Do I have to pay a deposit?
No deposit is required.
Can I pay in monthly installments?
Yes, a payment plan is available when 1 or more Distance Learning Grade Kits (K4 to Grade 8) are ordered. Payment plans are also available for other Distance Learning options (K4-Grade 12) and may be combined.
What if the electricity goes out at my home?
Turn off the power switch on the hard drive and your computer. You will need to turn on both devices when power is restored. Also, during an electrical storm, we recommend that you shut down your computer, turn off the power switch for both the computer and the hard drive, and unplug them from the wall outlet.
Does BJU Press offer technical support?
How long can I keep the hard drive?
The hard drive is yours to use for thirteen (13) months from the time your order ships. At the end of this time, please return it to us in the original box.
Will I receive Cash for College for the hard drive lease?
Yes, if you are a member of the Academy of Home Education or Bridgeway Academy, you will receive Cash for College credit on this order.
With the hard drive product, is course work completed on the computer?
No, course work is included in the printed materials and teacher support CD that are shipped to you.
Are we able to keep the HDD for subsequent children?
Yes, you may reuse the HDD for up to one additional consecutive year after the initial lease for $349 (grade) or $199 (subject) each year. Call Customer Service at 1.800.845.5731 to order the reuse.