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Personal Technology Discounts

Many computer and software companies offer discounts to members of colleges and universities for their personal use. As a Portland State University student or employee, you can benefit from academic discounts at a number of technology retailers.

Prerequisites

For most retailers, you will need to have a valid @pdx.edu email address.

Obtaining Discounts

You can visit any of the retailers below to obtain discounts:

  • Apple - Apple offers education pricing on its great computers and accessories lineup for a number of higher education institutions, including Portland State University.
  • Dell - Dell provides the majority of PCs on the Portland State University campus and also sells systems at a discount directly to students, faculty, and staff. You can buy a great recommended configuration or customize your perfect system.
  • Lenovo - Lenovo offers both hardware and software at a discount to the Portland State University community.
  • TechHead - TechHead is a website run by the Organization for Educational Technology & Curriculum (OETC), specifically for student and staff purchases. They sell both software and hardware.
  • Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP) - The Microsoft HUP allows Portland State University employees to purchase Microsoft Office for a significant discount.

Further Resources

Contact the Helpdesk for additional assistance.