Purchasing a laptop is recommended; it’s an all-around utility device for running software, writing papers and entertainment. Tablets should be looked at as an accessory.
UB is primarily a Windows campus, so our best support is available for Windows PCs. We do also fully support Macs, however, and see the number of Mac devices growing each year.
Don't forget to purchase a category 5 Ethernet cable that's at
least 25 feet long for ResNet if you'll be living in the residence
halls or campus apartments.