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).