Mobile Device Sale
Only students who are graduating Fall 2018 are eligible to purchase their laptop and/or tablet. WSU's leasing vendor, Aspen Capital, will be conducting the sale.
Not purchasing your laptop? Return your mobile devices by Dec. 21 to avoid late fees.
Get answers to FAQs about the sale process below.
Sale Day Details
Please read the following details carefully.
Where:Winona sales are in Somsen 207. Rochester sales are in GL 118.
How:Payment is due at drop-off. Aspen Capital accepts Discover, Visa and Mastercard. No cash or checks.
How much does it cost?
Aspen Capital, Winona State’s leasing company, sets the prices and conducts the sale. The price is based on the number of years you have participated in the eWarrior program.
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What is the sale process?
You will need to bring your laptop to either Winona or Rochester locations so that we can re-image them at the time of purchase.
You will make your credit card payment at that time, but it can take up to two hours before your laptop will be ready for pick-up. You may leave after paying and return later to receive your laptop.If you are going to purchase an iPad, you do not need to bring it with you, we will provide instructions on resetting it on your own.
Can I purchase my laptop outside of these sale dates?
Aspen Capital allows a two-week grace period after the sale dates. There will be a $50 late fee charged in addition to the price of your laptop.
If you have extenuating circumstances please contact Tech Support prior to the sale to make special arrangements. There will be no exceptions after the two-week grace period.
Which laptop model can I purchase?
December 2018 graduates can buy out the following devices:
- HP840 G3 16
- MacBook Air 16
- iPad mini
If you currently have a 16-model laptop, you will purchase the one you have. If you have a newer device, you will return it and purchase a stock model of the same platform you returned.
You are not able to switch platforms at the time of purchase.
Do I need to back up my data before purchasing my laptop?
Yes, you are responsible for backing up any data you would like to keep prior to purchasing your laptop.
Your laptop will re-imaged (data erased) upon purchase and a clean version of the operating system will be re-installed.
If you need help to back up your data, you can contact the Digital Learning Commons (DLC) located in the Krueger Library.
What happens if I have problems with the laptop/iPad I purchase?
At the time of sale, we will provide you with information on any remaining manufacturer’s warranty left on your laptop.
There is no warranty on the iPads.
Winona State assumes no responsibility for the support of devices after the sale.
Can I keep my Winona State email address?
Yes, your current WSU email will remain active as long as you keep using it.
Your email account will be deactivated if it has not accessed within one year’s time.
Will I have access to Microsoft Office?
Yes, Microsoft Office 2016 will be available to download from “On The Hub” for a period of time after you graduate.
If you choose to keep your Winona State email address, you will also have access to an Office 365 subscription.