Academic Resources

Laptop Program

Psychology Laptop Program

Welcome to Saint Joseph's University Psychology Laptop Program Webpage.

All full-time, undergraduate, Psychology students are required to have a laptop that meets the Psychology Department's minimum requirements for the first day of class.  Saint Joseph's University has partnered with Apple Inc. to offer students, faculty, and staff members with several laptop choices that meet both your personal and campus technology needs.

By purchasing a recommended bundle from the Saint Joseph's University Apple Store for Education you can make sure you are getting the absolute best deal.  All recommended systems are bundled with the 3 year AppleCare Protection Plan.

Ready to start shopping?  Please Click on Banner below and autenicate with your SJU Username and Password.

Click the image above to access the Apple Education Store. You will need to log in using your SJU Username and Password.

Please note:

  • Psychology students are required to have MS Office 2008 for Mac or MS Office 2011 for Mac these products are no longer bundled in with the recommended systems. You are not required to use iWork.
  • All students can purchase MS Office 2011 for Mac at a significant discount from Journey Ed or at the SJU Bookstore.  Visit:  or call the SJU Bookstore at 610-660-3170.

Any questions?  Call 610-660-1128 or email

Important Notes:

  • All SJU Recommended systems are bundled(À la carte) with the three-year AppleCare Protection Plan. This plan protects against hardware failure, but does not cover any accidental damage.
  • The AppleCare Protection Plan enables the Student Technology Center to facilitate warranty hardware repairs (non-accidental) for you, and provide a comparable loaner for you in the event the system needs to be sent out to Apple for repairs.
  • The AppleCare Protection Plan protects against hardware failure, but does NOT cover any accidental damage. Please look at our FAQs for purchasing accidental damage insurance from a third party..

Be sure to check out the newest Apple Promotions.

For information on the technology used in the Post Hall (the building in which the Psychology department resides), PsyNet.Stu, and SPSS, please click here.
The recommended systems also include an optional SJU MacBook Pro Accessory kit for your convenience.  The popular computer accessories include the following:
  • Incase Campus Compact Backpack
  • Kensington Portable Combination Laptop Lock
  • Belkin CAT6 Ethernet Cable (2 m/6.6 ft.)
  • PNY 8GB Hook Flash Drive