Personal Technology Purchases

Student Computer Recommendations

What follows are recommendations for incoming or current students looking to purchase a new computer.  Each program may have unique recommendations, depending on the types of software used in those programs.

Feel free to call the Technology Information Center at 503-352-1500 or Health Professions Information Services at 503-352-7243 to consult with an IT Specialist about any technology purchase.

College of Arts & Sciences (pdf)

College of Education (pdf)

College of Health Professions (pdf)

College of Optometry (pdf)

Computer Discount Programs

Students, faculty and staff at Pacific University are eligible to purchase computers, software and other peripherals at significant discounts for their personal use. These purchase programs are between you and the company listed without any University involvement.

Dell Computers Discount Portal for students, faculty and staff

Or call 1-866-695-8133
Member ID: US22546814

Apple Computers Discount Instructions & Portal

Discounted software from

Wireless Service Discount Programs

Verizon Wireless discounts for students, faculty & staff

Sprint Wireless and Accessories Discounts for faculty & staff
Pacific University Employees save 15 percent on wireless service with Sprint and 20 percent off all accessories. Shipping is free. Order online or by calling 888-457-6294. Proof of employment is required. Offers not available in stores. Got questions? Email Brian Sutton at