Overview Departments can purchase computers and software through an online catalog, at prices available only to Boston University. The IT Help Center and BU Sourcing & Procurement have worked with several vendors to negotiate prices for desktop computers, laptops, notebooks, peripherals, and software. Choose from recommended systems from each of our hardware vendors. Take advantage of substantial savings for University-wide software licensing from Microsoft and Adobe.
Available To Faculty, Staff, Departments
Benefits Choose from a wider range of systems with even better pricing than we have offered previously. Recommended systems offer savings from 30% to 50% over retail prices. These systems include an onsite, 3-year warranty, which means superior service and less downtime. Save money by purchasing your Microsoft and Adobe software through the IT Help Center.
Key Features
  • Recommended systems from Apple and Lenovo are tested by IS&T to ensure that they work with our standard applications and environment.
  • Recommended systems are Energy Star rated, saving energy and money.
  • Workgroup printing capabilities and double-sided printing save money, energy, and supplies.
  • The IT Help Center handles fulfillment of Microsoft Select Licensing, the Adobe Campus Licensing Program and the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement.
  • All purchases are supported by the IT Help Center.
  • You must have a valid BU number, BU email, and BU shipping address.
  • Orders for software require an Internal Service Request.
  • Microsoft and Adobe licenses must be purchased with an approved requisition. No purchasing cards or personal funds may be used.
Cost No charge
Getting Started