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Purchase a Laptop

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for all faculty, staff, and students!
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Microsoft Office 365.

Two vendors, Lenovo & Apple, have been selected to provide recommended laptops for the Student Laptop Program. When you purchase a recommended laptop through this site, you gain the benefits of a participant in the Student Laptop Program, including a price below retail and access to the on-campus 6-TECH Service Center.

Before you buy

Students are free to select any of the recommended laptops for purchase. However, some degree programs may require that students have a particular vendor's laptop or a even a specific model of recommended laptop. Be sure to check with the department of your degree program to see if there is an expressed laptop platform preference.


If you are ready to shop, please follow the links below to the selected models. You will need to enter a credit card when purchasing through the online Web sites.
Note: If you are unable to pay by credit card, Lenovo will also accept payment by check. Simply call 1-877-222-6426 to speak with a Lenovo sales representative. Apple will accept payment by credit card only.

  • Shop the Lenovo Student Laptop Program models.
    Lenovo laptops now come with Microsoft Office (free download from Office 365).
  • Shop the Apple Student Laptop Program models*
    Please read the Order FAQ for important information regarding the Apple Store.
    Apple products
    *Important Apple Purchase Information:
    Please be aware that while there are several ways to purchase a Mac from the Apple web site, the only way that will guarantee Service and Support at UNCG is if you purchase by clicking on the link: Shop the Apple Student Laptop Program models. Note that this link takes a buyer to the Apple e-store. The buyer must complete their purchase before clicking on any other tab or the Laptop purchased will NOT be an SLP Program laptop and will NOT be eligible for UNCG on-campus support. Note also that a laptop purchased by calling Apple will NOT be an SLP Program laptop and will NOT be eligible for UNCG on-campus support.