Eastern Michigan University

Computer Refresh/Purchases/Department Computer Repair

The Division of Information Technology provides you with several options to keep your computer equipment current:

Departmental Use

  • Computer Refresh Program (CRP) - eligible participants may select a standard Dell desktop computer every 4 years at no cost to their department.  Departmental cost sharing and pre-approved special order models are also available.
  • Non-CRP computers (and peripherals) - standard models can be purchased from Apple or Dell.
  • Cascade computers (previously-used computers) - available for departmental shared use and for an employee who is not eligible for the CRP.

Personal Use

  • New computers - can be purchased from the manufacturer for personal use at an academic discount:
  • Refurbished computers (non-cascade computer) - can be purchased from Digital Inclusion for HOME USE ONLY.  Digital Inclusion can also do computer repair work.

Department Computer Repair

The IT Help Desk offers computer repair for EMU owned computers.  The Help Desk will refer departments to fill out the Financial Commitment From Departments for Computer Repair  form to pay for replacement parts.