Am I going to need a Laptop at OCAD U?
If you're entering First Year in September 2014-15, you will need a laptop. For a full list of Laptop Programs, view our FAQ.
What kind of Laptop do I need?
In most cases, you will need an Apple MacBook Pro, which is what most students choose. For a comprehensive list, read about Laptop Program: 2014-15 Recommended Laptops and Purchasing Advice.
Do I need to buy software?
Unless otherwise indicated, welicense all the software you will require on campus such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office and Lynda.com. You will be charged a series of fees on your Student Fees Account to cover the costs.
What is the Laptop Program?
The Laptop Program provides software and support for students bringing their own laptops to OCAD University for their learning and instruction in art and design. Your laptop is the primary computer you will use on campus, in specific courses, studios and open areas between classes.
Laptop Program for 2014-15 Video
Starting in September 2014, all undergraduate students entering First Year at OCAD University will be required to bring a recommended laptop computer with them to University. For a full list of Laptop Programs, view our FAQ. This is a laptop you already own, or a recommended model you will purchase at education discount. More