Purchasing Personal Software or Hardware for use at Home

As a University employee, you are entitled to a wide variety of software and hardware packages at greatly reduced prices through UB Purchasing Agreements as well as many free programs.

Free Software

UB provides free downloads of programs such as Microsoft Office and Symantec AntiVirus from the UBIT Software page.

Educationally Licensed Software

UB provides links to vendors we have agreements with to provide University employees with significiant discounts on software. The links can be found on CIT's Purchasing Software for Personally Owned Computers page.

Desktops, Laptops, and Electronics

While you are not required to purchase any particular makes or models of computer, the University recommends that your personally owned computer meets the University Hardware Standards for consistency and ease of support.

UB also offers discounts on Dell, HP, and Apple computers through the Purchasing Personally Owned Computers and Electronics page.

Purchasing Software or Hardware for your Work Computer

If you need to purchase any additional software or computer equipment for your department, please submit a detailed work order at E-Help. We will get back to you as soon as possible.


Please submit a detailed work order at E-Help or call us at (716) 645-3049 and leave a message. We will contact you as soon as possible!