Wake Forest University

Official Technical Outfitter of the Forest

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WakeWare is a robust student computing program that recommends highly configured, insured, and supported personal computing devices at a negotiated price for our undergraduate students.

Contact Information

General Questions:
WakeWare Team
(336) 758-4081

Order Inquiries:
WFU Bookstore
(336) 758-3562

Technical Issues and Support:
Service Desk
(336) 758-4357

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2021-2022 Lineup Announced!

The Model Lineup for the 2021-2022 academic year has been released! Head to our Models page to view the options for the upcoming year. Purchasing officially opens June 1. However, if you are interested in taking advantage of mid-summer hardware announcements or back-to-school promotions, we encourage you to wake until later in the summer to purchase. Have any questions? Contact our team at (336) 758-4081 or WakeWare@wfu.edu and we would be happy to help.

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Welcome Incoming Students!

We encourage you to wait until later in the summer to purchase your WakeWare laptop to ensure you have the newest technology and access to vendor’s back to school promotions.

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Model Information

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Program Details

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BYOD Requirements

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Faculty/Staff Purchasing

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Why buy Wakeware?

Lenovo Apple
Cost Savings Negotiated Pricing (52 – 62%) on high-end computers! No Retail Markup!
All listed at education pricing!
Extended Warranty Bundled four years of extended warranties and accidental damage coverage through Lenovo Premier Support. 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 when their laptop is being repaired at our Tech Shop.
Tested Connections Tested to connect seamlessly to WFU wireless and classroom multimedia equipment