Computer Hardware

Buy/bring a laptop

All students at VCU are required to own a personal computer and a laptop is strongly recommended. For more information about the requirements and recommendations including school/college/major specific information, please use the links below to navigate to our laptop purchasing page.

Repair a laptop

Need your laptop repaired? VCU fixIt can help! They offer hardware repairs and accidental damage support for VCU students under RamSupport, AppleCare+, and Dell warranties as well as out-of-warranty repairs for a fee. 

To learn more about VCU fixIt and the services they offer, visit our Get Help section. 

Borrow a Laptop

Need to borrow a loaner laptop? VCU Technology Services provides a variety of loaner laptops for currently-enrolled VCU students. 

To learn more, visit our Loaner Laptops section

Find a Computer Lab

Need access to a computer lab with more powerful hardware? VCU has many computer labs across both campuses. Some are open to all VCU students while others are only accessible by students enrolled in specific programs or from specific majors. 

To learn more, visit our Computer Labs section

Want to make something?

In addition to computer labs, VCU also has several "maker spaces" available to students. To learn more, visit our Makerspaces section. Please keep in mind some are only available to students of certain programs/majors.