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Cracked Screen Repair for iPhones

  • $75 iPhone 5/5s/5c/5SE
  • $85 iPhone 6
  • $99 iPhone 6 Plus
  • $119 iPhone 6s 
  • $145 iPhone 6s Plus
  • $150 iPhone 7
  • $155 iPhone 7 Plus
  • $45 iPhone Battery replacements

Laptop Rentals

TAC Repairs has Dell laptops available for students to rent. If you would like to borrow a laptop to use only within the library, the TAC has laptop loaners for free. 

  • $8 per day

Repairs and Services for Laptops

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TAC Repairs services all brands of computers and does warranty work for computers with Safeware, AppleCare and Dell warranty coverage.

$30 Computer Assessment & Diagnostic Fee
Necessary for every computer checked in for repair. We perform a complete system analysis to identify all computer failures and create a quote for the repairs
1 business day turnaround time 

Repairs & Services
3-5 business days turnaround for all

$50 System Reload  (Virus or Software Corruption Problems)
Completely wipe computer’s operating system and reload it. Erases all files and programs from computer.

$50 Data Recovery
Recover all data such as music, pictures and documents. Programs/software is not recoverable and must be reinstalled by customer afterwards (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, etc).

$160-$210 Hard Drive Replacement

  • $80 1 Terabyte Hard Drive
  • $30 Labor
  • $50 System Reload
  • $50 Data Recovery (optional)

Labor Charges for Hardware Repairs (does not include the price of the parts)

$30 hard drives, most keyboards, RAM, etc…

$80 complete rebuilds, LCDs, motherboards, etc… 

Check the warranty status of your laptop:

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Discounts on New Computers

Educational pricing is available on new Apple and Dell computers. Visit our computer purchases page for more information.

Safeware Hardware Protection Plan

Most manufacturer warranties, such as Applecare, do not cover accidental damage so we recommend you purchase a laptop protection plan for your computing device. Safeware covers accidental damage due to incidents such as drops, liquid spills, cracked screens, mechanical failure and power surges.


LoJack - Theft Protection

  • $85 (4-year coverage)
  • Tracks and recovers stolen computers
  • Guarantee up to $1,000 if the computer cannot be recovered
  • LoJack website
  • Purchase Lojack from TAC Repairs


Free Microsoft Office

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UNCW offers Microsoft Office for FREE to the campus community. Download it here.  If you need assistance call the Technology Assistance Center (910) 962-4357.

Free Adobe Creative Cloud

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UNCW offers Adobe Creative Cloud for FREE to all current UNCW students download it here. If you need assistance call the Technology Assistance Center (910) 962-4357.