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Thank you for your interest in the Carolina Computing Initiative!

The Carolina Computing Initiative at UNC Chapel Hill has built a program designed to provide the best computer options and services at the best value available.

In Spring admitted students will have the option to choose from among several CCI laptop packages, including both Lenovo ThinkPad and Apple MacBook Pro packages.  In addition to a state of the art laptop, all CCI laptop packages come with several advantages to students, including:

  •     4 years of one of the most comprehensive protection plans available anywhere
  •     Access to a pool of loaner laptops
  •     Free upgrades to the installed software
  •     Deeper discounts than standard educational pricing or most employee discount programs

For more information on these exclusive CCI benefits please visit the Why CCI? section of our

Purchasing will begin in April for new students who will be entering Fall semester classes at UNC Chapel Hill.