Online Isn’t Optional: Student Polling on Access to Internet and Devices

IHEP, May 2021

The importance of technology in our lives has never been more apparent. Over a year has
passed since the COVID-19 pandemic forced many aspects of our lives online—including
postsecondary education. For college students, this shift has meant attending classes and
completing coursework online.

This report provides recommendations for institutional leaders and policymakers to ensure that students are able to connect, continue, and complete their education.