University of South Dakota supports the use of Apple technology and recommends the Mac for certain programs. Check out the Student Laptop Information requirements.
USD students, parents purchasing on their behalf, faculty and staff can save on any Mac computers, software, and accessories by purchasing online through USD's Apple Store for Education - where you'll get the recommended laptops and accessories to meet your program requirements.
Apple gives you 90 days of complimentary telephone support and a year of repair coverage for hardware. You can extend your coverage with the AppleCare Protection Plan. USD recommends and adds Apple Care to their pre-configured laptop options for the programs requiring the MacBook laptop.
For hands-on help, head to Apple Support page.
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