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We recommend that your personally owned computer meets University at Buffalo standards. Discover how to purchase personally owned and departmental computers. Check which UB information technology services are available to you on your mobile device(s).


As a UB student, you are required to have access to a computer. Your computer should meet UB's computing standards. Evaluate your current computer or the computer that you would buy.


Discover which of the university’s information technology and online resources you can and cannot use with common smartphones and tablets.


Find and purchase computers, mobile devices and other electronic equipment for your personal use directly from licensed sellers.


If you are faculty or staff, your department may allow you to order computers, mobile devices and other electronics.


UB no longer accepts new applications for SNAP. Learn what you must do to verify your continuing eligibility if you are a current participant.

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