Cellular Phones Overview

Departmental Use

Cellular phones and cellular services are available to departments for business purposes. Departmental cell phones are billed to the department's FAS account. See the Recommended Cellular Bundles page for models and discount detail.  

Personal Use

Cellular plan discount is available for personal use to faculty, staff, and students under an agreement between IT Services and Wireless from AT&T and Verizon. Use the links below to choose and order your device directly from AT&T and Verizon: 

  • AT&T:
    • Receive 17% off qualifying monthly service plans.
    • Click Here to register for the discount or shop for devices and accessories online.
  • Verizon*:
    • Eligible plans receive up to 22% off.
    • Receive up to 25% off Accessories.
    • Click Here to register for the discount or shop for devices and accessories online.

*Please Note: Students are not eligible for the Verizon discount.

Tips and Getting Help

Getting Started

If this is the first cell phone you are ordering under the University agreement with AT&T or Verizon, we suggest you start with the Purchasing Consideration page to decide what features you want in a phone. Then, see Rate Plans to view the available plans and costs of cellular service. Finally, fill out and submit an Order Form.

Getting Help

See the Cellular Phones Problems page for assistant information.

Read your emails

Setting up mail on your iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android phones.

MOBILE APPS

We invite you to explore the UChicago Mobile site to download the UChicago Mobile app and learn about additional mobile sites, apps, and offerings on campus.