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Information Technology
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Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450

Cadet Laptop Recommendations

 Recommendations for the next academic year are now available.

Please follow the link at the bottom of this page.

If ordering a Dell by phone, please dial 1-888-987-3355.  VMI's member ID number is US15364140

Recommended Notebook Computer Systems

Listed on the DELL and Apple websites are the current recommended notebook computer systems. The equipment recommended have been found through experience to be reliable and the manufacturers have consistently offered quality service.  Information Technology has selected a DELL model which should meet everyones needs.  This in no way implies that the systems are without fault or even that they are the best systems on the market at this time.  You have the opportunity to customize your laptop according to your needs.

Should you need further information or assistance in ordering a laptop, you may contact the Barracks Help Desk at (540) 464-7888 or email Shawn Cain.

The DELL laptop has a 4 year on-site warranty and Apple MacBook Pro has an AppleCare Protection Plan which is recommended by IT. With the DELL onsite coverage, the laptop can be worked on at VMI, by our certified DELL technician.  When purchasing a recommended model, a loaner laptop is available to users having equipment issues.

You must first Click here   to review the Microsoft Campus Agreement before proceeding to the DELL or Apple website.