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VolTech is the one stop shop for all UT technology needs. Students, faculty, and staff can shop for discounted computers and technology. Please login with your NetID to purchase online.


Need something not on the site?

Email voltech@utk.edu and we’ll see if we can get it for you. This includes custom versions of Apple computers.

VolTech is an Apple authorized service center, open 5 days a week. We do both in warranty and out of warranty service on Apple products (except phones). We also repair Macs covered by Safeware accident policies.

Where is VolTech located?

We are located inside of the Student Union on Level G3. Directly next to VolBooks and one level down from the VolShop!

What brands do you sell?

Computers and tablets from Apple, Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo, and others. Major tech brands like Sony, SkullCandy, ihome, Logitech, JBL. We also have a large assortment of cables and adapters.

What kind of discount can I get?

We offer educational pricing on technology and software to eligible UT students, faculty, and staff. We are limited to only sell to students, staff and faculty. Because of these limitations, we are able to sell our items at a discounted price, cheaper than most other retailers.

What type of computer is recommended for my major?

Most laptops and desktops that we carry in store will work for any major. However, the most important factor in choosing a computer is how you will be using it. Since each student is unique, we will be happy to assist you in determining which computer best fits your needs. Stop by the store, email us, or give us a call at 865-974-2930!

I am a student in the College of Architecture and Design. What technology packages do you offer since I am required to purchase specific computer hardware and software?

Please visit utvolshop.com/college-of-architecture-and-design to view our specialized technology packages. These bundles change annually. Please wait to buy your architecture bundle until the year you enter the program. You will be notified prior to Freshmen Orientation. The technology packages are updated in April of each year.

What software will I need for classes?

Every student will need access to Microsoft Office. Some students will also need specific software packages for their major- instructors will usually let you know what you need once classes begin. Much of the recommended and required software is available at VolTech!

Where can I get Microsoft Office?

Office 365 ProPlus for Students is a FREE add-on for Office 365 that the University has access to. Students can log into Office 365 using their NetID and download the latest version of Office for free. Office 365 will work on Windows, Mac, and mobile devices with a valid UTK email.

Do you offer warranties on your products?

Yes! We sell AppleCare, Dell, and Microsoft extended warranties. We also offer Safeware, which is is accidental damage and theft insurance product protection. There are different options as far as number of years and based on the original purchase price of the Technology. Safeware can be purchased for most any technology from computers to gaming consoles.

Buying a new computer is easy with payroll deduction!

Full-time, permanent UT staff members qualify for interest-free payroll deduction on computers and software offered at VolTech. Just about anything computer related items can be put on payroll deduction as long as the following criteria are met:

  • The total purchase must exceed $500.
  • A computer, or tablet or Apple Watch must be included in the purchased items.
  • You have been a full time, permanent employee of the University of Tennessee for 6 months or more.

To start a payroll deduction, stop by the store or email voltech@utk.edu