Buying a Computer


A cross-departmental committee convenes annually to evaluate computer equipment vendor proposals and determine the optimal pricing and features for University of Iowa campus departmental computer purchases.

In addition, the vendors below offer educational discount pricing to UI students, faculty and staff for personal purchases. See Suggested Computer Configurations for Students for recommendations if you are looking to buy a new personal computer or bring an existing computer to campus.

Ordering Instructions

Click on the logo below for the vendor you would like to purchase from for full computer specifications, customization options, pricing and ordering instructions.

University of Iowa departments can purchase equipment from vendors other than those listed below through eBuy. See for more information

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