Computer Purchasing Tips for BU Students

Computer Purchasing Tips for BU Students


Do not purchase virus protection software. BU requires specific antivirus software in order for your computer to work on campus. This software is included free of charge located using this link.

Discount opportunities are available through the Apple Store for faculty, staff and students interested in purchasing a personal computer.

Additional tips are provided on the Residential Computing website.

Software Discounted Purchases (Microsoft Products)

The Office of Technology, in cooperation with the State System of Higher Education and, has a system wide licensing agreement with Microsoft that will allow students, faculty and staff to purchase products at greatly discounted prices.

  • To take advantage of these savings, visit the customized JourneyEd web site and follow directions to make a purchase.
  • This site lists which products are available, complete with purchase price.
  • Savings are on Microsoft products only.
  • While the web site does have other product offerings, the pricing is competitive with other mail order vendors.

Please note that neither Bloomsburg University nor the State System of Higher Education have any financial interest in these transactions.