Be noteworthy this school year

Students and faculty get 10% off on Surface and accessories, making it easy to stand out from the crowd.

  • Power through your day

    With up to 10 hours of battery life for video playback,* Surface 3 has you covered no matter what your schedule looks like.

  • Powerful, fast, and responsive

    Surface 3 is ultra-fast and responsive, so you can run your favorite programs, like Office, without slowing down.

  • Better than your laptop for taking notes

    With the optional Surface Pen,1 Surface 3 becomes the ultimate note taking tablet.

  • Apps designed to help you go paperless

    Instead of printing out readings, use the optional Surface Pen to annotate directly on your screen.

Power through your day

With up to 10 hours of battery life for video playback, Surface 3 has you covered. Whether you’re pulling an all-nighter or just getting through a long day, you’ll last longer between power-ups.

Powerful, fast, and responsive

Think of Surface 3 as a tablet with the power and performance of a laptop. Ultra-fast and responsive, its multiple storage options let you run your favorite programs, like Office and Photoshop.1

Better than your laptop for taking notes

Meet the ultimate note taker. With the optional Surface Pen you can quickly and easily add charts and graphs to typed notes, convert written notes to text, and even record lectures.

Apps designed to help you go paperless

All of your favorite apps, like OneNote and Drawboard PDF,1 now work with Surface Pen, so you never need to print out readings again. Highlight and write directly on your screen, and then turn your scribbles into searchable text.

  • For a limited time get one year of Office 365 Personal – a $69.99 value – when you buy a Surface 3.2

At school

Surface does more so you don’t have to

Spend a day with Surface 3, and you’ll find it can do a lot of stuff your laptop can’t. It’s great in class, easy on the go, and always ready to help turn your great ideas into reality.

  • "I used to carry around a laptop and a bunch of notebooks. Now, I just carry my Surface Pro. It can do all the same stuff my laptop does, and it’s way lighter.”

    - Andy, college student from Boston, MA

  • "Using the Surface is about as close as possible to writing with a real pen/paper, and is infinitely more useful than using the styli that the majority of my classmates have for their iPads.”

    - Rahul, medical student from Boston, MA

  • “I absolutely love my Surface. It’s perfect for note-taking and the battery life is amazing. It’s the only thing I take with me when I leave for class.”

    - Isabel, college student, NYC, NY

* Testing conducted by Microsoft in March 2015 using 128 & 64 GB units with 4 GB RAM running Windows 8.1. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.
1 Sold separately.
2 Available on Surface 3 devices purchased by December 31, 2015. Office activation required within 6 months of Windows activation date.
3 Colors vary by market.