WakeWare

Official technical outfitter of the Forest.

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


Order inquiries? Please contact the WFU Bookstore at:
(336) 758-3562

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 needed repairs, a loaner computer would be provided to you for no additional fee or charge, guaranteed.

Goal 6

Software

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

Safeware

Safeware is a leading provider of product protection and extended warranty solutions whose services come bundled with your WakeWare laptop purchase. Safeware protects students and faculty on over 800 college campuses nationwide.

Coverage includes 4 years extended-warranty and Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) up to the full cost of your laptop! If you were to ever have a problem, our Tech Shop is certified to assist with all Safeware claims. Claims can be filed with Safeware directly if you are away from campus and they can even help find an Authorized Repair center when you’re traveling.

Compare your options

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.

MacBook Pro 13 - No TouchBar

13″ MacBook Pro

– without Touch Bar

The base-model MacBook Pro is capable of running all university software, and is powerful enough for most any application.

Processor 2.0 GHz i5
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray or Silver
 Display Intel Iris Graphics 540
Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$1842

13" MacBook with TouchBar

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 2.9 GHz i5
Hard Drive 256GB SSD or 512GB SSD*
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray or Silver
 Display Intel Iris Graphics 550
Ports 4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2092 / $2378*

15" MacBook Pro with TouchBar

15″ MacBook Pro

– with Touch Bar

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

Processor 2.6 GHz i7 or 2.7 GHz i7*
Hard Drive 256GB SSD or 512GB SSD*
RAM 16GB
 Colors  Space Gray or Silver
 Display Radeon Pro with 2GB Memory
Ports 4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2548 / $2898*

Dell XPS 13

Dell XPS 13″

– Non-Touch or Touch*

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

Processor 7th Gen i5 or 7th Gen i7*
Hard Drive 256GB SSD or 512GB*
RAM 8GB or 16GB*
 Colors Silver or Rose Gold
 Display Intel HD Graphics
Ports 2 x USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$1292 / $1662*

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

Dell XPS 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 7th Gen i5 or 7th Gen i7*
Hard Drive 256GB SSD or 512GB*
RAM 8GB or 16GB*
 Color CNC Machined Aluminum
 Display Intel HD Graphics
Ports 1 x DisplayPort over USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$1442 / $1712*

Dell Precision 5520

Dell Precision 15″

– Non-Touch or Touch*

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

Processor 7th Gen i5 or 7th Gen i7*
Hard Drive 256GB SSD or 512GB*
RAM 8GB or 16GB*
 Color Silver
 Display Intel HD Graphics
Ports 2 x USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$1592 / $1962*