Tech Central offers free and fee-based technical services for all Pepperdine University students. Tech Central's fee-based services must be paid with a credit or debit card. For question about fees or services visit or call Tech Central at (310) 506-4811.
Students should expect 3-5 days wait time for drop-off repairs. Some minor problems can be fixed while student waits. Please note that all major computer problems are directed to the service-provider such as Dell, HP, or Apple.
Microsoft Windows Installation - $50
Installation of any version of the Microsoft Windows operating system on any type of personal computer. This service does not include the purchase of the Microsoft Windows software.
Leopard OSX Installation for Macs - $50
Installation of any version of the Mac OSX operating system. This service does not include the purchase of the Mac OSX software.
Malware Removal - $40
Removal of any type of malicious software without reinstalling the computer's operating system.
Other Software Installation - $20
Installation of most types of end-user software. Tech Central reserves the right to refuse this service for any software that requires more than 1 hour to complete installation.
Miscellaneous Services - $ (Varies)
Any Tech Central service that is not listed above can be counted as a miscellaneous service. Special authorization from Tech Central management is required for these services.
Data backup - $15/GB ($60 Max)
This service includes the backup of user data (specified by the user). Tech Central can remit this data to the customer in several ways: DVD backup, Direct Hard Drive transfer, USB transfer, and e-mail attachments.
Loaner laptop - $10/day
This service includes the full use of a Tech Central laptop at the cost of $10 for each full day that the laptop is checked out.