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Undergraduate Laptop Program

Babson College currently provides all of its undergradute students with a Lenovo business-class laptop for their personal and scholastic use, which comes pre-configured with all needed software for your selected curriculum. This model is typically refreshed during the junior year of study with a new model, and seniors are afforded the opportunity to purchase that machine at a depreciated cost just before graduation.

For the 2020–2021 year, the selected model is the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 5th Generation, an ultraportable touchscreen convertible-laptop with pen. Its specifications are as follows:

  • 10th generation Intel Core i5-10210U Processor (6MB Cache, 4.2GHz)
  • 8GB LPDDR3 2133MHz
  • 256GB Solid State Drive PCIe
  • 14.0" (1920x1080) IPS Touchscreen, HDR / 100% Adobe RGB coverage
  • Bluetooth 5.0 / Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201

Graduate Laptop Offerings

Graduate students who wish to purchase this model may do so through Lenovo's Babson affiliate webpage, at a substantial discount.

The Babson Network

With over 9000 network ports on campus and wireless access points in every building, you are rarely far from a network connection. Our wired network supports access speeds up to 1000 Mb/sec while our wireless network supports speeds up to 150 Mb/sec.

Please review the Laptop Agreement (pdf).