What does BYOD stand for in education?

Bring your own device

In educational and tech settings, BYOD stands for "bring your own device." If you see this acronym included in a syllabus or event listing, you'll want to bring your PC, laptop, tablet, or other applicable electronic device to that event.

For example, if a friend who invited you to a LAN party tells you to BYOD, you'll want to bring your PC to the party. Or, if your child's school has a BYOD policy, you may have to purchase a laptop or tablet for your child to use in class.


Having a WoW party at my place, BYOD
Some PC gaming conventions ask attendees to BYOD
Some PC gaming conventions ask attendees to BYOD

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Updated September 19, 2022

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