Student Technology Equity Program (STEP)

The Student Technology Equity Program (STEP) provides need-based loans of technology hardware to graduate, professional and undergraduate students at UC Berkeley.

Apply for STEP

  • Review our hardware offerings.
  • Complete your application for laptops & peripherals or iClickers. Filing periods are:
    • July 1, 2022 - November 27, 2022 for fall 2022 loans
    • December 17, 2022 - April 23, 2023 for spring 2023 loans
    • May 13, 2023 - August 1, 2023 for summer 2023 loans
  • Wait 1-2 weeks for your application to be reviewed.
  • If approved, schedule a pickup appointment. Your appointment confirmation will include the pickup location.

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STEP is managed by Student Affairs IT with funding provided through the Instructional Resilience and Enhancement Fee.