Departmental Hardware Purchases

Saint Louis University have worked with both Apple Inc and Dell Inc. offer  SLU students, faculty, and staff special discount pricing on laptop and desktop computers.

Discount Features

  • Discount prices
  • Delivery to campus
  • Three-year and Four-year warranties
  • Prices extended to SLU students, faculty, and staff for personal purchases 

Special Discount FAQ

Who can purchase from this agreement?

Departmental Business Managers have access to all standard machines through the Billiken Buy system. Within this agreement, University faculty, staff, and students have the ability to visit to purchase personal equipment at a reduced price as well.
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What models are standard for SLU?

On the left side navigation, you will see links to the Desktops and Workstations, Laptops and Mobile devices, and Monitors and Accessories under the manufactures names; these are considered standard models for SLU. {Back to the top}

How and when can the standards be altered

The standards will be re-evaluated on a yearly basis based on the roadmaps designed by Apple and Dell.
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How do I place an order?

Perferred method:

Once the model has been selected, the department business manager is able to order from the Billiken Buy system on the mySLU Tools tab. Devices will be shipped to the University. ITS will ensure that machines are fully functional before delivering them to their respective destinations.

Other method:

Obtain a quote. Additional information for obtaining a quote can be found on the manufactures information pages, click here for Apple information or click here for Dell information
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How do I purchase an item that is not specifically listed through the Billiken Buy site?

Some items are available for purchase through requisition/purchase order only directly from the manufactures information pages, click here for Apple information or click here for Dell information.
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How do I allow for special delivery instructions?

Delivery details should be noted on the order form.
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What are my options for support?

Pricing for the standard desktop configurations includes a three-year or four-year warranty, most come with next-business-day service. Standard laptop systems include a three-year warranty. Simply call 314-977-4000 and the ITS Service Desk will send a technician to visit and assess the problem. If a warranty support call needs to be made, the tech will make the service request with approrpraite Manufacture support. .
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