Software & Hardware
Many Schools, departments, and organizations have specific recommendations for their affiliates. Check School and other local web sites in addition to the resources on this page.
Supported Computing Products - How to obtain, configure, use software that is widely used at Penn, with download links to selected software.
PennConnect DVD - Current versions of recommended networking and antivirus software.
Antivirus Software - Site for obtaining software, documentation, and related information.
Clients - Differences between supported email clients and how to obtain them.
Site Licenses & Volume Discounts - Product information, order forms, eligibility, and other information.
Computer Connection's Software Page - Penn's on-campus retail store offering a wide selection of software at educational prices.
Hardware Recommendations & Purchasing
Hardware Recommendations - Recommended configurations for desktop, laptop, notebook, and tablet computers (includes quarterly updates). For PDA recommendations, please consult your Local Support Provider.
Computer Connection - On-campus retail store offering desktop computers, PDAs, notebooks, displays, printers, etc.; educational discounts and online ordering available.
Service, Repair, Disposal & Sustainability
On-Campus Servicing - The Computer Fixer on Campus repairs hardware for individuals and departments.
Home Computing Support for Faculty & Staff - HomePC Helpers offers troubleshooting, setup, and configuration services onsite and by telephone.
Computer Recycling & Disposal - Information on preparing equipment for recycling/disposal and links to organizations that accept equipment donations.
Green IT - Information on reducing e-waste and energy consumption.