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The College of Design and the College of Engineering have specific requirements for laptops. Please use the links to view the machines that meet or exceed the requirements. For information regarding the purchase of a computer being included in your cost of attendance please refer to Scholarships and Financial Aid   (Computer Purchase Request is located under the Forms link). Your Financial Aid refund can be used to reimburse your computer purchase or directly at the store to pick up your previously ordered computer. A printed version of the cart from the NCSU Bookstore is a valid quote.

Onsite technology support for computers purchased from the NC State Bookstores is available through our partnership with the Office of Technology at the Walk-in-Center (WIC). The WIC also offers warranty and hardware repair for computers purchased from the NC State Bookstores.

*The Bookstores stocks computer inventory based on anticipated sales volume. We make every effort to fill customer orders by the date requested, but we can not guarentee specific delivery dates. We recommend you allow 10 days to 4 weeks lead time when placing your order. You are welcome to call to check the latest availability.

*Shipping for computers: The shipping price for all orders containing a computer will be over-ridden to a $25.00 flat fee.


*This is a limited catalog of the most popular selling items in the computer department. Please call, e-mail, or come in to inquire about educational discounts on products you may not see listed here.

*Apple Product Purchase Restrictions Faculty, Staff and Students purchasing from the computer technology program will be allowed to purchase the following quantities of product per academic year:
Desktop: Three (3). Mac mini: Three (3). Notebook: Three (3). iPad Three (3). Display: Two (2).



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NC State Bookstore gift cards are the ultimate gift for students. They can be used to purchase textbooks, school supplies, clothing or gift items, computers, basically anything your student needs to get through the semester at NC State.

Gift cards can be ordered online or over the phone and when they are used up, it just takes a call to refill their balance. We'll even ship them to you for free!


$25.00 - $1000.00

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Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe Creative Cloud
Shout it. Whisper it. Film it. Put it on the web. Make it into an app. Only Creative Cloud™ gives you the entire collection of all-new creative tools with hundreds of exciting new features - the same ones the pros use - on a student budget. The tools you need to beat the curve and express yourself any way you want. Create your future, find your people, build a personal portfolio and brand that gets noticed, make everything cooler with Creative Cloud.

  • Download and install the latest versions of the world's best desktop applications for photography, video, audio, and design including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, and InDesign CC.
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  • Big discount off of regular Creative Cloud price fits within your student budget.

The Creative Cloud website is designed to work optimally in the latest versions of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. You may have trouble using certain features on those older versions. Internet Explorer 8 and earlier are not supported. Creative Cloud membership provides access to all creative desktop apps for download and installation on your local computer, as well as additional apps and online services. Desktop applications included with your membership are available in both Mac OS and Windows® versions. Microsoft Windows 7 or 8 or Mac OS X v10.7 or v10.8 recommended. Internet connection required.

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(regular price $359.00)

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Office 365 University Office 365 University
Top features 4 year subscription exclusively for eligible higher education students, faculty and staff*** Office on 2 PCs or Macs plus select mobile devices**** Get the latest versions of the Office apps and access to Cloud Services Word In the new Read Mode, text reflows automatically in columns for easier on-screen reading Fewer menus means more focus on your content—see only the tools you need, when you need them Open a PDF in Word, and edit content just as if you created it in Word Show your style by using Word templates in more than 40 categories Excel Each workbook has in its own window, making it easier to work on two workbooks-- or two monitors-- at once New functions in the math and trig, statistical, engineering, date and time, lookup and reference, logical, and text function categories The new Recommended Charts button lets you pick from a variety of charts that are right for your data PowerPoint Presenter View allows you to see your notes on your monitor while the audience only sees the slide Smart Guides automatically appear when your objects are close to even, and tell you when objects are spaced evenly Support for more multimedia formats, such as .mp4 and .mov, more high-definition content, and more built-in codecs OneNote Smoothly draw, erase, and edit with your finger, stylus, or mouse on any touch-capable device OneNote automatically converts your handwriting to text, so no worries about your handwriting The new Send to OneNote tool makes it easier to include documents or Web pages in your notebooks Outlook The People Card collects key details about a contact all in one place Add your local weather forecast right there in Calendar view, along with current conditions Receive push-based email, appointments, and contacts from Outlook.com, (formerly Hotmail) - right in your Outlook experience Publisher Insert and customize prebuilt page part building blocks, including calendars, borders, advertisements, and more Use professional-looking effects including softer shadows, reflections, and OpenType features Search your online albums on Facebook, Flickr and other services and add pictures directly to your document Access Simply type what you need to track and Access uses table templates to deliver an app that does the job A standardized app framework makes navigating apps familiar and easy Entering data accurately is a breeze with drop-down menus and recommendations that appear when you begin typing
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Endnote X7 (PC, MAC) Endnote X7 (PC, MAC)
With EndNote X7 researchers can add and move file attachments between their computer and Web account, view and annotate PDFs and update references automatically.
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