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The Student Computer Initiative (SCI) program for 2015-16 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 2015-16 program will be available for purchase through the online SCI Store from June 9, 2015 until May 31, 2016.  Note: Class of 2016 eligibility to purchase may change prior to May 31.

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 2015-16

Apple Macbook Air 11"


  • Intel Core 1.6 GHz i5 processor
  • 11" display
  • Intel HD 6100 Graphics
  • 8 GB memory
  • 256 GB PCI-e Flash Storage
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters included
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • 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 2 with 64 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 plus applicable tax)

Apple Macbook Pro 13" Retina

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  • 2.7 GHz Intel Dual Core i5 processor
  • 13.3" retina display
  • Intel Iris Graphics 6100
  • 8 GB memory
  • 256 GB PCI-e Flash Storage
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters included
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • 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 2 with 64 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 plus applicable tax)

Dell XPS 13

XPS 13
  • 5th Generation Intel Core i7-5500u processor (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz)
  • 13.3 inch UltraSharp QHD+ (3200x1800) Infinity Touch Display 
  • UMA Graphics
  • 8 GB memory
  • 256GB Solid State Drive
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Ethernet and VGA adapters incl.
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering option available
  • Warranty: 3-yr warranty + Complete Care accidental damage 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 10.10 Yosemite
  • 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 2 with 64 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 plus applicable tax)

Dell Venue 11 Pro

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  • Intel Core m-5Y71 processor
  • 10.8" (1920x1080)  display with wide viewing angle & 10-pt capacitive touch
  • Dell Tablet Keyboard - Mobile with ext battery
  • HD 5300 Graphics
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive
  • Ethernet and VGA Adapters incl.
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Student Software Suite
  • Math/Science/Engineering option
  • Warranty: 3-yr warranty + Complete Care accidental damage warranty