Recommendations for Computers and Related Equipment Purchases

Basic information about what equipment to buy.

Recommendations for Faculty

Faculty members are encouraged to reach out to their department or unit's IT professional for consultation. 

Recommendations for Staff

Staff members of participating departments are enrolled in our Desktop Replacement Program. A standard desktop model will be issued and supported by an IT Professional for eligible staff members. More information can be about the Desktop Replacement Programs is located at

Recommendations for Students

Students will generally not be given hardware purchase consultation for personal machines. However, a hardware purchase for a supported research group can merit a consultation from the IT support person for that particular research group. 

Equipment Recommendations Contact Information

Any inquiries regarding equipment can be sent to our support staff at