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Getting Started with Hardware

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).

Evaluate your current or next computer.
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.
Discover which of the university’s information technology and online resources you can and cannot use with common smartphones and tablets.
The Students Needing Assistance Program (SNAP) helped qualified students obtain their own computer. Learn how to remain eligible for your SNAP loan, and how to remove a SNAP-related hold on your student account.

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