Only the CAV Program gives UVA students a package of products and services not available anywhere else!
Accidental Damage Protection • Loaner Computers for Major Repairs • On Grounds Service Centers
Student Computer Delivery Information:
Because CAV Program computers are special ordered for students as the order is placed, delivery will take 3 to 4 weeks. You can request to have your computer delivered to your home/dorm room at no charge, or you can also choose to pick up the order in our store during your orientation. Cavalier Computers is located inside the UVA Bookstore at 400 Emmet Street South (4th floor).
Shipping & Ordering Cut-Off Dates
IMPORTANT NOTES ON APPLE LAPTOPS FROM THE ENGINEERING SCHOOL AND CAVALIER COMPUTERS
Software needs for engineering students differ by major. While the Windows options below typically ensure broadest compatibility across all disciplines, newer Apple silicon MacOS devices offer sufficient compatibility in many majors.
The Mechanical and Aerospace and, to a lesser extent, Civil Engineering undergraduate programs rely on Windows-only software, and so students purchasing a computer before starting at UVA and who are reasonably certain of choosing one of those two majors should choose a Windows computer.
Either MacOS or Windows devices will be fine for all other Engineering majors.