If your current computer is not sufficient for coursework or remote learning (for example, you don’t have a web cam), here are some resources that may help:
- Apply for a laptop through the UB Laptop Loan Program: Submit an application to loan a laptop for coursework for the semester.
- Financial Aid adjustments toward a new laptop: Contact an advisor at 716-645-8232 or UBFA@buffalo.edu to see if you are eligible for a budget adjustment towards a laptop purchase.
- Apply for up to $100 off a laptop through the Affordable Connectivity Program: Pell Grant recipients and others, visit www.fcc.gov/acp to take advantage of a federal program offering a one-time discount of up to $100 per household on a computer or tablet.
Pell Grant recipients and others: Get up to $30 off your Internet bill monthly through the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program.
Check local area provider plans to see which service your area and which best meets your needs.