Purchasing a Laptop at the Lake Area Technical College STAX BOOKSTORE

The Lake Area Technical College STAX Bookstore has software and laptop computers available for students to purchase. The cost of the laptops vary based on program specifications. Laptops are customized with software specific to program of study.

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Laptop Pre-order form: https://lakeareatech.wufoo.com/forms/laptop-preorder-form/


A three-year warranty coverage is included in the purchase. This warranty covers parts and labor. A three year Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) warranty is also included as part of the purchase, based on the manufacturer’s protection policy. Accidental Damage Protection & HP Hardware Support Onsite Service for Consumers.


Professionally trained individuals are available at the Service desk to assist with problems, questions or minor repairs encountered with laptops. The Service desk is located in the IT Department.

Want a Laptop…But Not Required?

If you are a student enrolled in any program at Lake Area Technical College and would like to purchase a laptop, you may do so by contacting the Stax Bookstore. Laptops can be purchased based on models available. On-campus Network/Internet usage will be available at no charge when purchasing a laptop from Lake Area Technical College.

Stolen Laptops
A stolen laptop will be treated as a criminal offense and should be reported to the IT Department immediately! The IT Dept will be able to provide local law enforcement with serial numbers and models. You will be required to complete a theft report with the Watertown Police Department. You will also be responsible for the computer.

Laptop Damage
Students are responsible for repair charges on damaged laptops not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty or the manufacturer’s Accidental Damage Protection warranty.

Should I Insure?
We highly recommend that you insure your laptop above and beyond the Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) warranty against theft, loss or damage. This can usually be done by adding a rider on a homeowner’s/renter’s policy.

COVID-19 Laptop Information

Contact our Information Technology Department at 605.882.5284 ext 280 or email Claudia.frentz@lakeareatech.edu

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