Purchase an Apple Computer with an Academic Discount

Bowdoin fully supports the use of Apple® technology and is here to assist students, parents, faculty, and staff to purchase technology that will help them succeed during their academic career and beyond. Shopping at the Bowdoin's online Apple Store for Education is a great way to take advantage of Apple education pricing on Mac® computers, Apple software, and select accessories.

Recommendation

We recommend and support the Macbook Pro with Retina Display. 

If purchasing the 13" model, we suggest upgrading to the i7 processor and at least 256GB PCIe-based flash storage. If you purchase AppleCare+, Student Technical Services on campus can facilitate service with Apple if needed.

AppleCare+

All Apple hardware comes with a one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support. To extend your coverage further, purchase the AppleCare+®Protection Plan. AppleCare+ will extend the warranty to 3 years and will allow Service Desk staff to facilitate warranty repairs.

Green By Design

All Apple products are extremely environmentally friendly, right down to the packaging.

MacBook Pro with Retina display is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:1

Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
Mercury-free LED-backlit display
Arsenic-free display glass
BFR-free
PVC-free5
Beryllium-free
Reduced packaging volume
Meets ENERGY STAR 6.1 requirements
Rated EPEAT Gold6

1 Details taken from Apple's product website

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