Computer Purchases

ITS provides a centrally funded computer to each eligible employee and provides guidelines for departmental computer purchases. Learn more about the computer refresh program, departmental purchases and discounts for personal purchases.


Computer Refresh Program

Brandeis provides a university-issued computer to eligible faculty and staff member through the computer refresh program. Some computers necessary for a department's essential operations can be acquired through the program as well. Currently, university-managed computers are refreshed or replaced on a five-year cycle. Learn more about which departments participate in the program and see the refresh schedule.

Program Benefits

There are major benefits for individuals, as well as the university as a whole, to using computers that are purchased and replaced through the Refresh program. Computer Refresh provides:

  • Computer management
  • Security software
  • Device encryption
  • Cloud-based data backup