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Technology Depot is your one-stop shop for your technology needs.
Warranty Options: We offer two warranty options for Mac computers: Safeware (accidental damage protection) or AppleCare. Dell Latitudes come with 3-year accidental damage protection built into the purchase price. Warranty Options - Info
Laptop Loan Program: After purchasing a laptop from the Tech Depot with a 3-year warranty, you can be eligible to receive a laptop loaner if/when your computer is in for repair. Laptop Loaner Program Info
On-site tech support: Your purchase includes technical support after the sale from Tech Depot and our Service Desk. All laptops are durable "business-class" machines from leading vendors. Our Tech Gurus are trained and familiar with all of our models. We offer several warranty options so that you can choose the option that best fit your needs. If repairs are needed, our technicians are vendor certified and the Technology Depot can support you.
Collaboration with Academic Departments: We work closely with colleges to provide students with computer and software recommendations based on their major.
Educational Pricing: We negotiate on your behalf for the best deals on hardware, software, and accessories.
Convenience: Our on-campus locations allow you to take home items immediately, saving time.
Promos: We offer a Tech Depot bundle option to help you save additional money on your computer purchase. Take advantage of Apple's Back to School Promo for additional value/savings.
Try before you buy: Get hands-on experience with our demos before you make a purchase.
Our staff is awesome!
Here for you, not for profit: We have served Ohio University college community since 2008. With no commissions and no hard sell, we are only here to serve the technology needs of the OU community.
In 2013 we contributed to OIT scholarship fund giving back to our student employees.
Recyling: Tech Depot can recyle electronic devices at no charge. Bring these items to Tech Depot and we can recyle them in an environmentally sounds manner.
Designed for college: We offer professional business class model laptops intended to last for four years. Cheap laptops are everywhere these days. You probably can drive to the nearest department store and find a laptop for less than $500.
Before you buy that bargain basement laptop, keep the following points in mind:
Laptops offered through OHIO University include a 3 year warranty (1 year on battery). Most bargain laptops have a 90 day warranty.
Include state-of-the-art components, including Intel processors, ample RAM, and large hard drives. Most bargain laptops use older processors like Celerons or non-Intel chips, and skimp on memory and hard drive space.
Dell and Lenovo laptops also include 3 years of accidental damage protection
In the event that you need warranty or accidental damage service, help is available on campus.