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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

Technology Grant recipients will be communicated with through WFU email in late May. 

Purchasing Temporarily Unavailable

Beginning May 29

Our partner, the WFU Bookstore, will be updating their website for an enhanced user experience. Their purchasing site will be down for a few days during this transition, but in-store purchasing will be available. Please contact the Bookstore at (336) 758-4154 with questions.

Apple Announced Update to MacBook Pros

Read more about the updated MacBook Pro’s and stay tuned for updates.

Back to School Promotions

If having the newest model available or taking advantage of back-to-school promotions is important to you, we encourage you to wait until later in the summer to make your purchase.

Dell announced their $100 rebate with purchase of a Dell laptop. Available from 5/1/2019 through 10/31/2019. Learn more.

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?

Dell Apple
Cost Savings Negotiated Pricing of 27%-54% off,
totaling $500-$1500!
No Retail Markup!
All listed at education pricing!
Extended Warranty Bundled four years of extended warranties and accidental damage coverage through Dell ProSupport. Bundled four years of warranty and accidental damage protection through SafeWare. Learn more about the differences between Safeware and AppleCare+.
Extra Support Full support for students from on-campus Service Desk including loaner laptops
Tested Connections Tested to connect seamlessly to WFU wireless and classroom multimedia equipment
Software Supported Robust enterprise-level hardware selected for students to handle all complimentary academic software Handles all complimentary Windows and Apple software with robust enterprise-level hardware selected for students

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 for WakeWare students 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 the differences between Safeware and AppleCare+. 

Learn more about WakeWare Warranty Coverage.

Compare Your Options & Purchase

Select 2018 WakeWare models still available for 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