Frequently Asked Questions

Beaver Tech FAQs

Can I Pay for my students' computer & software?

The OSU Beaver Store accepts cash and all major credit cards for computers and computer related purchases. A valid, current OSU ID must be presented at time of purchase.

Instances where you are unable to accompany your student there is a method available to arrange for your student to pay with your credit card number. Please contact our Service Center and request information on Bankcard Authorization. Call 800-595-0357 for details.

What products are "academically priced"?

Academically priced is a term used to indicate an item is eligible to be sold below the manufactures retail price. At the OSU Beaver Store to purchase Apple Laptops, Desktops or iPads you must be a current OSU Student, Staff Member or Facutly Member. 

Can purchases be made on-line for computers & software?

Due to licensing agreements the OSU Beaver Store is required to validate eligibility to purchase products by having the customer present a valid, current OSU ID at point of sale. Since this cannot be done in a verifiably efficient or effective manner on-line, the OSU Beaver Store does not conduct web sales of computers and software. 

Are there limitations on the number of computer & software purchases?

Yes. Due to our licensing agreements with Apple a customer is limited to 3 laptops, 3 desktops and 3 iPad's per academic year. Software is limited 1 title per the life of the software.

What other electronics does the OSU Beaver Store offer?

The OSU Beaver Store offers a full line of Texas Instrument, Sharp & Casio calculators as well as Lacie, Seagate & Western Digitaln hard drives, USB Flash Drives, HP & Canon Printers. The Beaver Store also carries an extensive line of accessories for your commonly used computers and electronics.


You must be a current Student, Staff or Faculty member of OSU in order to purchase all Apple products. Please bring in your OSU ID with you when picking up. Payment will only be accepted from the qualifying individual. Questions? Please use "Message" box below.