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The Technology Wiki is your source for official technology information, including important announcements, how-to information, and support features specific to Elon. Through this tool Campus Technology staff can quickly and accurately provide the Elon campus with relevant and up-to-date information. Are you looking for something that you can't find? Let us know by calling the Technology Service Desk at 278-5200.

Do you want to submit a support request? Email us at servicedesk@elon.edu! Please note: We are unable to assist with account problems via email.

Are you a new or returning student with questions regarding technology at Elon? Check out our Student Technology Resource Guide.

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Technology Service Desk
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Email: servicedesk@elon.edu
Phone: (336) 278-5200
Campus Ext: 5200
Location: 114 W. Lebanon Ave. (Across from Subway!)
Hours of Operation:
(Fall/Spring Semester Hours)
Monday - Thursday: 7 AM - 10 PM
Friday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 10 PM

(Summer Semester Hours)
Monday - Thursday: 7 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 12 PM - 6 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 8 PM

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Elon University has partnered with The Computer Dept., Sites Computer Resources, and AirTrack Devices in Burlington to provide students with computer support and repair. Both locations offer configuration, repair, and troubleshooting assistance for a variety of devices. Elon University's Technology Service Desk, located at 114 W. Lebanon Avenue, still assists students with limited software support, wireless configurations, and problems with print management stations. Our services have not changed in regard to faculty and staff. For more information, contact one of these businesses using the contact information listed:

  • The Computer Dept. - 1409 University Drive #2 / 336-756-7654
  • Sites Computer Resources - 336-585-2032 / 1712 Westbrook Avenue
  • AirTrack Devices in Burlington - 336-586-9001 / 3400-A South Church Street

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