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Hardware & Software Purchasing Programs
Hardware Purchasing
The Office of Information Resources is pleased to announce that two major suppliers of computing hardware, Apple and Lenovo, have agreed to extend their higher education discount pricing to Philadelphia University students.

Students will be required to provide proof of affiliation with a valid Philadelphia University ID.

   Retail Store Locations

      »  Apple Stores Locations

   Online Purchasing

      »  Philadelphia University's Apple Computer Online Site
      »  Philadelphia University's Dell Computer Online Site
      »  Philadelphia University's Lenovo Computer Online Site

   Via telephone Ordering

      »  Apple: 1-800-MY-APPLE (1-800-692-7753)
      »  Dell: 1-866-535-3580
      »  Lenovo: 1-877-222-6426, Option 1, Ext. 2248

Software Purchasing
Discount Software Purchasing

   Significantly discounted academic software can be obtained by contacting Journey Education Marketing at
   This includes software such as Windows Operating System Upgrades (i.e., Windows 7) and Microsoft Office
   (i.e., Office 2007 for the PC, Office 2008 for the MAC).

   The software must be purchased online, and proof of academic status must be sent to Journey Ed.
   Your product(s) will then be shipped to you. To order software, or for more information, please click here.


Assistance Using Software

   The Technology Help Desk offers basic support on a variety of software:

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Hardware & Printer Support
The Office of Information Resources DOES NOT provide hardware support of any kind for student machines or printers.

If you are experiencing hardware problems, we strongly recommend that you first contact your hardware manufacturer. They will be able to provide you with the best service for your specific piece of hardware.

If however you are out of warranty or would prefer another solution, Philadelphia University has an agreement with The Computer Fixer to provide these services.

The Computer Fixer is an authorized warranty repair center for various PC manufacturers, as well as Apple Macintosh computers. The Computer Fixer offers discounted rates for Philadelphia University students, fast turn-around time, detailed estimates prior to repairing, certified experienced technicians, and a convenient drop-off location (inside the campus bookstore in the basement of the Kanbar Campus Center.) To find out more, please click here. And to reach the campus bookstore for information about The Computer Fixer drop-off service, please call 215-951-2717.

»  The Computer Fixer
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