Professional DVM


The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences requires a laptop or tablet with a medium storage capacity for all Professional DVM students. 

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences recommends our Good, Better, and Best DVM Package options that will accommodate most of the needs of a DVM student throughout a four-year degree plan. With a combination of stability and longevity, DVM packages offer a great value to students at a reduced price.


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Good - iPad


Create, learn, work, and play like never before. An immersive 9.7-inch Multi-Touch Retina display.1 A10 Fusion chip with the power and capability you’d expect from a computer. Now supports Apple Pencil.2 8MP camera. FaceTime HD camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay.3 Wi-Fi and LTE.4 All-day battery life.5 Over a million apps available on the App Store, including augmented reality experiences. A thin, durable, aluminum design that weighs just a pound. And iOS 11 makes iPad more powerful, personal, and intelligent, so you can do more than ever before. iPad. There’s nothing else quite like it.

• 9.7-inch Retina display1
• A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture
• Touch ID fingerprint sensor
• 8MP camera with 1080p video
• 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera
• 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO
• LTE cellular data connectivity4
• Up to 10 hours of battery life5
• Two speaker audio

Apps are available on the App Store. Title availability is subject to change. 1Display size is measured diagonally. 2Apple Pencil is sold separately. 3Apple Pay on iPad works in apps and on websites. 4Cellular data service is available only on Wi-Fi + Cellular models. Data plan required. LTE is available in select markets and through select carriers. For details on LTE support, contact your carrier and see 5Battery life varies by use and configuration. See for more information.

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Better - MacBook Air


The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life.* It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.

• Dual-core Intel Core i5 processor • Intel HD Graphics 6000
• Fast SSD storage
• 8GB memory
• Two USB 3 ports
• Thunderbolt 2 port
• SDXC port
• Up to 12 hours of battery life*
• 802.11ac Wi-Fi
• Multi-Touch trackpad

*Battery life varies by use and configuration. See for more information.

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Best - MacBook Pro


The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it has the revolutionary Touch Bar—a Multi-Touch–enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to what you want to do, when you want to do it. The new MacBook Pro is built on groundbreaking ideas. And it’s ready for yours.

• Touch Bar
• Touch ID
• Brilliant Retina display
• Seventh-generation dual-core Intel Core i5
• Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
• Ultrafast SSD
• Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports
• Up to 10 hours of battery life*
• 802.11ac Wi-Fi
• Force Touch trackpad
• Available in space gray and silver

*Battery life varies by use and configuration. See for more information.



This article details instructions on how to install the College provided antivirus product, Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac on Student owned devices. It is highly recommended that Veterinary Students use this version on all personally owned devices where College web based testing (Softest) will be used in classes.



Other Help resources from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.



Access Your Texas A&M University Office 365 Account Eligible campus members have access to Office 365 at no additional cost. This includes the Microsoft Office productivity suite, featuring Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote for up to five computers, tablets and mobile devices. Office 365 users also receive 1 TB of storage in Microsoft’s OneDrive.



Safeware Protection Plan - The Safeware Protection Plan is a 4 year hardware warranty that includes accidental damage protection to cover drops, liquid damage, and more. With no expensive deductibles or delays in repairs, it’s the reassurance you need when investing in a new computer. Now includes six months of Theft Protection!*

*SafeWare Theft Protection only available when registered within the first 30-days.


*Upgraded computer packages are also available.