Mobile Computing Program (Student Laptops)

Fall 2018 Laptops Still Available

The Mobile Computing Program currently has a limited stock of Lenovo T480s, Lenovo Yoga X380, and Dell XPS15 fall 2018 laptop models available for purchase. These laptops are available to students in any year of their academic career, including graduate students.

If you would like to purchase one of these laptops and participate in the Mobile Computing Program, please use the late laptop order form that is available. When you click the "Submit" button on the form, you should receive a confirmation message stating that the Mobile Computing team has received your laptop order. The team will also notify you via your Rensselaer e-mail address to let you know when and where you can stop by to pick up your new laptop.


Using a LaptopThe Mobile Computing Program (MCP) is all about student success.  Through the program we aim to remove challenges surrounding a student's individual computing environment and provide them with the right hardware, software, and services to enable their academic success.

All Rensselaer undergraduate students are required to have a laptop computer that meets Rensselaer minimum specifications as laptops are an intregral part of nearly every course. 

MBA and MS students in the Lally School of Management and Technology are also required to have laptop computers. 

All matriculated undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in the Mobile Computing Program.

Wireless connectivity is available in every classroom and most campus locations including the residence hall rooms.