Why Buy CCI?

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Best Value

Simply stated, CCI model computers are the best value computer purchase a faculty or staff member can make. The discounts on CCI computers are some of the highest available at over 40 percent and often over 50 percent off. In addition, by choosing a CCI computer for your personal computer you will enjoy the highest level of support available on campus.

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24/7 Help and Support

Staff at the ITS Response Center are specially trained to provide the highest level of computer support for CCI models. You can get help from the help desk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 919-962-HELP, or visit the UNC-Chapel Hill CCI Help and Support site.

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On Campus Repair

The award-winning ITS Computer Repair Center (CRC) is one of the largest repair centers in the Southeast. Its mission is to provide students, faculty and staff with the quickest possible warranty repairs of their CCI computers. Many times repairs can be completed within one business day.

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Premium Software Load

With the purchase of a CCI laptop, you will be receive a software load customized for use at Carolina and packed with premium software packages, including the best available edition of Microsoft Office. Visit our Preloaded Software page for more details.

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Benefits to UNC Chapel Hill

In addition to the benefits listed above, the University, faculty, and students receive other benefits from purchases made through the CCI contract. Some of these are:

  • Funding for Instructional Innovation Grants for UNC Chapel Hill Faculty
  • Support of the Carolina Covenant program through Lenovo donated laptops
  • Loaner laptops that students may borrow while their CCI laptops are being repaired
  • Access to the research being conducted at Lenovo’s Innovation Centers Worldwide