Laptop Support FAQ's

How do I order a Laptop?

Iona College is pleased to offer students and members of the Iona College community discounted pricing for laptop computers. The IT Department strongly recommends that students purchase laptops for use on campus.

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Application Software:

Iona College has chosen Microsoft Office ProPlus as its application suite. This software will be used in classrooms and is strongly recommended for optimal results and communication. Students will be able to download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus free of charge.

Office 365 ProPlus comes with a full version of Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and more. Office 365 ProPlus is a user-based service and allows each student to install on up to five PCs or Macs, and five tablets (iPad) and access Office mobile applications on iPhone and Android phones. (Office Mobile applications are included with all Windows phones).

New students will receive information at Orientation on how to download their free copy of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus and how to access their email.

Antivirus Software:

Students accessing Iona’s wireless network must have Microsoft Security Essentials, Kaspersky, AVG, Symantec, or McAfee antivirus software installed on their personal computers.  If they do not have one of these antivirus products installed, Iona College will install Microsoft Security Essentials on their personal computer.

Wireless Network:

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