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Apple Custom Configurations

Apple provides discounts for Cornell University student, staff, faculty and institutional purchases. Using a valid Cornell NetID and password, you can purchase custom configurations the following ways.

  • Order in-store at Tech Connect on the lower level of The Cornell Store (135 Ho Plaza)
  • Go to the Cornell Apple Store. (Requires unique Apple ID.*)
  • Configure a system to your specifications. When you have created the configuration you wish to purchase, add it to your cart and click "Create Proposal." (NOTE: this is not an actual order!)
  • You will receive a confirmation e-mail from Apple with your quote information and web proposal number.

    For personal purchases: Contact Tech Connect at 607-255-4941 or toll free at 1-866-277-3010 with your proposal number and delivery and payment information.

    For institutional purchases: Submit your order using the Non-Catalog Form in e-SHOP and select The Technology Connection as the vendor. Please include part numbers, prices and descriptions and reference the web proposal number to ensure that the proper items are ordered and built.

* The Cornell Apple Store requires a unique Apple ID.
If you do not already have an Apple ID for the Cornell Apple Store, you can create one using the instructions below. Your Apple ID will allow you to access the Cornell Apple Store and save quotes for submission via the Non-catalog Form.

  1. Click the Cornell Apple Store link above
  2. Under New customer, click Register
  3. Enter your name and email address
  4. Enter the verification code sent via email
  5. For Company/Institution Name, enter Cornell University
  6. Select United States
  7. Select New York
  8. Click Search
  9. Select the third option. (THE CORNELL STORE, 315 E PALM RD)
  10. Choose your email type
  11. Read and accept the Terms of Service
  12. Complete the security section
  13. In the Application access page, select “Registered Proposer”
  14. For Manager Name enter TechConnect
  15. For Manager Email enter
  16. Review your information
  17. Click submit

Once you receive email verification that your registration has been processed, you will be able to log in to the Cornell Apple Store with your new Apple ID and password.

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