Bates College faculty, staff, and students can purchase personal computers with personal funds from the Apple Education Store. The store can be accessed from the link below. You can also place an order by calling Apple at 1-800-692-7753 (1-800-MY-APPLE).
This site provides access to the full Apple catalog, where you can purchase Apple computers with academic pricing. Bates recommends Apple MacBook Pro laptops. We also strongly encourage the purchase of AppleCare for your laptop. AppleCare extends the Apple warranty for another two years, for a total of three years. Apple computers purchased at this site can be picked up at your local Apple retail store, depending on availability.