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Laptop Repair Steps

  1. Lookup Warranty
    Make sure your laptop is still under warranty.
    Class of 2018
    Class of 2017
    Class of 2016
    Class of 2015
  2. Backup your files:
    File Backup Information
  3. Record laptop information
    • Laptop Model
    • Laptop Serial Number
    • Laptop Express Service Code (Dell Ultrabooks only) -located on white sticker on the underside of machine
  4. Call laptop vendor
    HP: (800) 633-3600. Please say Elitebook when prompted for the shortcut.
    Dell: (800) 822-8965
  5. Email your repair case number to the CEC
  6. You will be assigned a case number for the repair. Please report that information to the CEC Dept. at
  7. Receive laptop box
    If it is determined that your laptop needs repair, the laptop vendor will send you a prepaid shipping box for you to ship the laptop to the repair center. You can have the box sent directly to the CEC. Our mailing address is: 263 Farmington Ave. Farmington, CT 06030 MC4003 Attn: CEC

  8. Ship laptop
    • UCHC has a Customer Service drop off location in the Shipping and Receiving Department for all prepaid laptop boxes.
      The Customer Service Entrance of the Shipping and Receiving Department is located at the West Receiving Dock.
    • Students will be held solely responsible for the laptop packages.