Hardware, Software, & Printing

Services that enable community members to do their daily work. Includes device desktop/laptop management, software, printing, and mobile phones and devices.

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Elon University issues computers for faculty and staff use. In addition, faculty, staff, and students can take advantage of Dell and Apple discounts for personal computer purchases.

For computer labs, classrooms, and learning spaces.

Elon offers a variety of equipment, free of charge, to the university community. Equipment can be checked out in two locations:

- Media Services, located in Belk Library, loans equipment to students, staff, and faculty for a wide variety of projects.
- The Gear Room, located in McEwen Building, loans production equipment to School of Communications students and faculty.

Both locations utilize a system called "WebCheckout" that allows patrons to view and reserve available equipment.

Elon University offers several file storage and back up solutions for faculty and staff, each with different recommended uses. Whether you're looking to manage documents, automate processes, or easily collaborate on files with colleagues, there are a variety of tools and services to help you streamline tasks and complete projects.

Solutions and recommended uses:
- eDocs is primarily used for sensitive data or file needs for accreditation or auditing.
- OneDrive is recommended for individual work files or files shared with a small group of people from multiple departments or outside Elon University.
- SharePoint Team Sites are recommended for department, committee, or other chartered/ongoing groups for file sharing and collaboration.

The university has agreements with multiple providers for mobile phones and devices on campus. Any new phone or device request must be approved by your supervisor and area vice president. Elon will provide each department with options for shared minutes, new equipment, and plan upgrades.

Elon's print management system helps to save resources, reduce waste, and enable faculty, staff, and students to print from any computer on campus to any public lab printer on campus.

Elon offers many applications through software licenses and vendor discounts. Faculty, staff, and students may download free and discounted software from our partners and use cloud-based software through the university's AppsAnywhere service. University computer labs, including computers in Belk Library, also have close to 100 commonly used software programs for faculty, staff, and students to use.

Elon University offers a number of television related services, including Philo Edu, HBOGo, device price quotes, and assistance with university-owned devices.