One time laptop or computer purchase

While students are not required to purchase a laptop through the College of Charleston IT online stores, they are required to have a laptop that meets or exceeds the minimum laptop specifications for their class.  Ensuring all students have equal access to a minimum level of technology and that instructors are able to incorporate this technology into their required coursework.

Please visit the College of Charleston IT Support Services for recommendations and minimum laptop specifications.

If you are looking for additional financial assistance to help pay for your laptop, you must first have a completed FAFSA on file and your financial aid file requirements must be complete.  Afterwards you may download and complete the COAAR request form.  Email the completed form to