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The Student Computer Initiative (SCI) program for 2014-15 is offering five computer models from which to choose.  Price details are provided once you log into the SCI Store using your Princeton-issued netID and your password.

SCI computers for the 2014-15 program will be available for purchase through the online SCI Store from June 10, 2014 until June 2, 2015. 

Before placing an order please read the information provided in the "Ordering Information" and "Frequently Asked Questions".

The specifications for each of the models follows.


SCI Models for 2014-15

Apple Macbook Air 11"


  • Intel Core 1.4 GHz i5 processor
  • 11" display
  • Intel HD 5000 Graphics
  • 4 GB memory
  • 128 GB PCI-e Flash Storage
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters included
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering option available
  • 3-yr AppleCare hardware warranty for Macbook Pro
  • Optional Bundle with Macbook Air 11": Gray iPad Air with 32 GB, Wi-Fi wireless, 2 year AppleCare + iPad warranty (includes up to two incidents of accidental iPad damage coverage, each subject to a $49 service fee)

Apple Macbook Pro 13" Retina

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  • 2.6 GHz Intel Dual Core i5 processor
  • 13.3" retina display
  • Intel Iris Graphics
  • 8 GB memory
  • 128 GB PCI-e Flash Storage
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters included
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering option available
  • 3-yr AppleCare hardware warranty for Macbook Pro
  • Optional Bundle with Macbook Pro 13": Gray iPad Air with 32 GB, Wi-Fi wireless, 2 year AppleCare + iPad warranty (includes up to two incidents of accidental iPad damage coverage, each subject to a $49 service fee)

Dell XPS 12

XPS 12
  • 4th Generation Intel Core i7 1.8 GHz processor (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz)
  • 12.5 inch LED Backlit Touch Display FHD resolution (1920 x 1080)
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • 8 GB memory
  • 256GB Solid State Drive
  • Covertible Laptop to Tablet
  • Ethernet and VGA adapters incl., 3.35 lbs.
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering option available
  • Warranty: 3-yr warranty + Complete Care warranty

Apple Macbook Pro 15" Retina Display

Macbook Pro Aluminum
  • 2.2 Ghz Intel Quad Core i7 processor
  • 15" Retna Display
  • Intel Iris Pro Graphics
  • 16 GB memory
  • 256GB Flash Drive
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters incl.
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering software option
  • 3-yr AppleCare hardware warranty for Macbook Pro
  • Optional Bundle with Macbook Pro 15": Gray iPad Air with 32 GB, Wi-Fi wireless, 2 year AppleCare + iPad warranty (includes up to two incidents of accidental iPad damage coverage, each subject to a $49 service fee)

Dell Latitude 13 for Education


  • Intel Dual Core 1.7 Ghz i3 processor
  • 13.3" (1366x768)  Backlit LCD touch display
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 500 GB Hard Drive
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters incl., 4.1 lbs.
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering option
  • Warranty: 3-yr warranty + Complete Care warranty