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WakeWare

Official technical outfitter of the Forest.

Questions? (336) 758-4081 or wakeware@wfu.edu

Order inquiries? Please contact the WFU Bookstore at:
(336) 758-4154

Select 2018 WakeWare models still available for purchase in store.

Requirements

WakeWare laptops meet all requirements. Bringing your own? Check out this article.

BYOD Requirements

WakeWare FAQ

When can I purchase? How do I get software? Your questions, answered here.

WakeWare FAQ

Technology Grants

In many cases the cost of a WakeWare computer is covered. Check out the details here.

Grant Information

Faculty/Staff?

WFU Faculty and Staff are welcome to make personal purchases at a discount.

More Information

Why buy WakeWare?

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Price

Negotiated discounts, extended warranties, and insurance, make this the best value around.

Goal 2

Reliability

All WakeWare laptops are enterprise level machines, selected specifically for academic use at Wake Forest.

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Connections

WakeWare laptops are selected and tested to connect seamlessly to the WFU wireless network. Additionally, classrooms and meeting spaces around campus are equipped with the necessary multimedia and AV equipment to connect to your WakeWare laptop.

Goal 4

Support

Take advantage of full support from our on-campus Service Desk, located in the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Open until 1:00 am, the staff is available to help with your hardware and software needs.

Goal 5

Loaner Laptops

If your WakeWare laptop ever needs repair, a loaner computer will be provided to you.

Goal 6

Software

All WakeWare laptops are robust enough to handle all academic software, available on our software @ WFU website at no additional charge.

WakeWare Warranty Coverage

All WakeWare laptops have four years of extended warranty and Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) that covers drops, spills, cracked screens, and more. In the event your WakeWare laptop is in need of repairs, our Service Desk guarantees a loaner while your laptop is in for service.

Dell laptops are covered under Dell ProSupport and Apple laptops are covered under Safeware, so you are supported even when away from campus.

Learn more about WakeWare Warranty Coverage.

Compare Your Options & Purchase

Contact the WakeWare Program Manager with questions – (336) 758-4081 or wakeware@wfu.edu

If you plan on doing graphic design, video editing, gaming, or other intensive processing tasks, you may want to upgrade your processor and hard drive for a better experience when running advanced programs simultaneously.

13″ MacBook Air

– without Touch Bar

Featuring a Retina display, touch ID, latest-generation keyboard, all day battery life, and a Force Touch trackpad.

Processor Up to 3.6 GHz i5
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray / Silver / Gold
 Display Intel UHD Graphics 617
Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$1760

2019 13″ MacBook Pro

– with Touch Bar

Featuring Touch Bar – a Multi-Touch enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to tools within applications.

Processor Up to 3.8 GHz i5
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray / Silver
 Display Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Ports 4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2110

Processor Up to 4.5 GHz i7
Hard Drive 512GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray / Silver
 Display Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Ports 4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2640

2019 15″ MacBook Pro

– with Touch Bar

Featuring a powerful processor, graphics chip, and 15″ screen, this model is ready for the most demanding video and rendering tasks.

Processor Up to 4.3 GHz i7
Hard Drive 512GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray / Silver
 Display Radeon Pro 560x with 4GB Memory 
Ports 4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2930

Dell XPS 13″

– Non-Touch or Touch

Available in non-touch and touch-enabled versions, this standard model is capable of running all university software, and is powerful enough for most applications.

Processor Up to 3.4 GHz i5
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
RAM 8GB
 Color Silver
 Display Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports 2 x USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1369

Processor Up to 4.6 GHz i7
Hard Drive 512GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Color Silver
 Display Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports 2 x USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1739

Dell Latitude 13″ 2-in-1

– Touch

The 2-in-1 is a touch-enabled model that can be used in a laptop or tablet configuration. Use with a stylus (not-included) for note taking or graphic design work.

Processor Up to 3.6 GHz i5
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
RAM 8GB
 Color CNC Machined Aluminum
 Display Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports 2 x USB 3.1

2 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1459

Processor Up to 4.2 GHz i7
Hard Drive 512GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Color CNC Machined Aluminum
 Display Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports 2 x USB 3.1

2 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1789

Dell Precision 15″

– Touch

Featuring a large 15″ 4k resolution display and powerful hardware, this enterprise-class model is capable of running demanding applications with ease.

Processor Up to 4.3 GHz i7
Hard Drive 512GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Color Silver
 Display Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports 2 x USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$2119