UNC Employee Purchase Plan

Payroll Deduction Plan for UNC Employees
and UNC General Administration Employees

UNC Student Stores, in partnership with UNC Employee Benefits, Human Resources, and Payroll Services is proud to offer full-time, permanent UNC employees and UNC General Administration employees a Payroll Deduction program for the purchase of computers, tablets and accessories from the UNC Student Stores Tech Shop. The UNC Employee Computer Purchase (UNC-ECP) Plan offers employees an opportunity to purchase eligible items from the UNC Student Stores Tech Shop through one initial down-payment and an interest-free payroll deduction loan spread over six months.

*At this time employees on UNC Health Care payroll are not eligible for this program.

Program Terms and Eligibility

The following criteria must be met to qualify for this program:

  • The buyer must be a permanent UNC employee or UNC General Administration employee with a minimum of six months service.
  • Purchase will require a non-refundable 10% down payment at time of purchase and the loan balance must meet a minimum of $50.00 bi-weekly payroll deduction or $100.00 monthly payroll deduction.
  • The purchase must include a computer or tablet.
  • The purchase total must be at least $667.00 including tax and may not exceed $3,000.00 including tax.
  • Use our handy loan calculator to see if your purchase qualifies.
  • All devices and accessories are subject to NC Sales tax.
  • RETURNS, EXCHANGES, or REFUNDS on this purchase will follow our normal 5-day return policy.
  • Accessories purchased with the ECP Plan may be exchanged after the normal 5-day return period for store credit ONLY.
  • Any current UNC Employee Computer Purchase Plan loan must be paid-in-full before utilizing the UNC-ECP Plan again (that is, an employee may have only one active loan at any given time).
  • Early pay-off of the ECP Plan loan is not permitted.
  • Employees whose employment with the University is suspended or terminated for any reason are required to pay their remaining balance immediately.

Computer Purchase Plan Procedures

  • Come by the UNC Student Stores Tech Shop with your One Card or call (919) 962-2038 Monday through Friday 8:00am-4pm for confirmation of your employment status, plan authorization and account setup.
  • You will be asked to provide your PID number in order to establish a Computer Payment Plan account.
  • Upon authorization you will have two weeks to use your account to purchase products.
  • After selecting computers, tablets and accessories, a single transaction will be rung up at the UNC Student Stores Tech Shop register.
  • A 10% non-refundable down payment of the total purchase price including tax will be due at time of purchase and should be made with cash or any Store accepted credit card.
  • The remaining balance for the loan will be entered onto a payroll deduction form indicating the amount that will be deducted from the purchaser's paychecks over the next six months and the total loan amount the purchaser agrees to re-pay over the next six months.
  • The payroll deduction form must be signed by the purchaser and is an agreement to the deduction of equal payments during each pay period for the following six months.
  • Payroll deductions will begin on the pay period following the processed purchase.
  • Payroll deductions will be taken over 12 pay periods for employees on bi-weekly payroll or 6 pay periods for monthly payroll.
  • Early pay-off of the ECP Plan loan is not permitted.

UNC-ECP Payroll Deduction Calculator

Computer or Bundle Cost $
7.5% NC Sales Tax $
Total With Tax $
10% Down Payment
(Due at pick-up. Non-refundable.)
Balance Due $
Number of Payments:
(Select based on frequency of your pay period.)

Payroll Deduction Amount


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