Buy a Student Laptop

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Student Laptop Requirement

All Salem State undergraduate students are required to own a laptop computer. The laptops, coupled with Salem State's wireless network, allow students and faculty access to tools that foster community collaboration and learning.

What Kind of Laptop Should I Buy?

Depending on your program of study you may be required to buy either a Mac or a PC.

  • Purchase a Dell for the general laptop requirement. Check out this link: Dell Notebook Info, for special Salem State University pricing.
  • Art and music majors are required to purchase a MacBook. A MacBook is also recommended for communications majors. Check out this link for more info, Apple MacBook Info.


Special Pricing

Several Massachusetts state universities united to create the MassAdvantage Program, and collectively we qualify for volume discounts. MassAdvantage selected Dell as the recommended vendor and we are pleased to offer the Dell Latitude. If you are not interested in this special offer, your laptop must meet the minimum specifications.