Buff Techs Desktop Support

Last Updated: 10/06/2020

Get computing device help during COVID-19 response

Buff Techs CASE walk-in location will be open by appointment only during the Fall 2020 semester. Schedule an appointment to request Buff Techs Desktop Support In-Person or Remotely for:

  • Malware removal
  • Basic device troubleshooting
  • Canvas, Zoom, and other IT services and issues.
  • Case escalation: Buff Techs will review all other technology issues, and refer cases to the appropriate IT group for resolution if unable to assist.

For additional support, visit OIT's Teaching, Learning and Remote Work Resources.

Buff Techs can help you with...

  • Troubleshooting and diagnostics on personally owned desktops, laptops, tablets, smart phones, printers, multifunction devices, and other personal computing devices.
  • Connecting to the campus network.
  • Operating system installation, configuration, and maintenance as well as restoration or reinstallation.
  • Software installation and configuration
  • Virus, spyware and malware removal
  • Laptop registration

Related Policies


  • Provides campus affiliates computing support for their personal or university owned equipment by trained technicians at no cost.
  • Facilitates use of campus software licenses to provide the customer with the most current software versions.
  • Works closely with the IT Security Office to meet campus IT security guidelines to include remediating compromised computing systems and restoring access to university networks.


Buff Techs Desktop Support is provided as a common-good to the campus, which means there is no direct cost to you or your department.

Who can get it

This service is available to all students, faculty, staff, and retirees with a Buff OneCard by appointment only.

How to get it