Please note: Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, The Hotchkiss School will issue Macbook computers to all incoming Preps and Lower Mids. Returning Lower Mids will be re-issued the same computer they used the previous school year. Each student will use the computer during the school year throughout his or her career at Hotchkiss.
The Hotchkiss School recommends Apple MacBook computers for students. Hotchkiss Faculty members use white Macbooks with 4 GB RAM and 250 GB hard drive. These are the preferred systems for students as well. Other Macbooks and Macbook Pros are also permitted. The MacBook Air is not recommended.
offers discounted pricing to Hotchkiss students and employees. To
access the Hotchkiss School Apple Store please follow the link below:
Currently, any student-owned computers that meet our minimum specifications are permitted. There may be future efforts to further standardize student computers. In that case, the Macbook would likely become the required system.