Laptops at NDSCS

Programs Requiring Laptops

HP Zbook

HP Elitebook

Architectural Modeling & Design Technology

Agriculture
Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology Auto Body Repair & Refinishing Technology
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Automotive Technology
  Building Construction Technology
  Business Management
  Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician
  Construction Management Technology
  Culinary Arts
  Diesel Technology
  Diesel Technology | Case IH
  Diesel Technology | Komatsu
  Electrical Technology
  HVAC/R Technology
  Information & Communications Technology
  John Deere Tech
 

Nursing | Registered Nursing

  Nursing | Practical Nursing
  Plumbing
  Powersports Technology
  Precision Machining Technology
  Robotics, Automation & Mechatronics Technology
  Welding Technology

* The laptops listed are available for purchase through NDSCS ITS. For students who purchase elsewhere, please review the models listed for suggested specifications.

* Please email the NDSCS ITS Service at NDSCS.ServiceDesk@ndscs.edu or call 701-671-3333 with questions.

 

 

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Consider buying your next laptop from NDSCS and take advantage of some great perks that come with your purchase!

NDSCS Laptop Purchases

Any current NDSCS student can purchase a laptop from the college’s ITS department. These laptops are designed to support student success by providing:

  • High-end components
  • 3-year standard warranty
  • 3-year accidental damage warranty (spills, drops, etc.)
  • Access to a loaner laptop
  • On-campus support with technical issues

 


 

2023-24 NDSCS Student Laptops

HP ZBook 16 Laptop

Recommended for Architectural Modeling & Design Technology, Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems students.

  • Base Price - $2,310 + sales tax
  • Processor - Intel Core i7-12800HX
  • RAM (memory) - 32GB DDR5 4800MHz
  • Hard Disk Drive - 256GB SSD
  • Display - 16-inch Wide Screen w/Webcam
  • Video - NVIDIA RTX A2000 8GB 
  • Internet Connection - Wireless with Bluetooth
  • Operating System - Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
  • Warranty - HP 3 yr PLUS 3 yr Accidental Damage Protection

 

HP EliteBook 860

Recommended for students in all academic programs except Architectural Modeling & Design Technology, Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

  • Base Price - $1,221 + sales tax
  • Processor - Intel Core i7-1265U
  • RAM (memory) - 16GB DDR5 4800MHz
  • Hard Disk Drive - 256GB SSD
  • Display - 16-inch Wide Screen w/Webcam
  • Webcam - Integrated Webcam
  • Internet Connection - Wireless with Bluetooth
  • Operating System - Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
  • Warranty - HP 3 yr PLUS 3 yr Accidental Damage Protection

 

LAPTOP REQUIREMENTS:

A current Windows laptop is required for students in the academic programs listed below. Specific laptop hardware requirements vary by program and course. As of January 1, 2023, some programs require laptops with Windows 10 to run the course software.

  • The ITS Department at NDSCS sells laptops designed to meet the requirements of academic programs. Any current NDSCS student may purchase a laptop from ITS, which includes accidental damage protection and on-campus hardware support.
  • NDSCS strongly recommends that students in the following programs consider purchasing their laptops from the College to ensure compatibility and support for required software:
    • Architectural Modeling & Design Technology, Construction Management Technology, Electrical, Land Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology, Precision Machining Technology, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Welding.
  • Students should contact the NDSCS Financial Aid office to determine if the cost of a laptop can be charged to financial aid.