ITS Computer Buy Spring 2017

March 28, 2017
Computer buy open until April 7

The Spring 2017 computer buy for departments will be open until Friday, Apr. 7.

Departments must have orders to their IT Support Liaison by Friday, Apr. 7.  Spec sheets for available models and accessories are posted in the ITS Knowledge Base. Contact your liaison for prices.

Not sure which computer suits you?  Available PC models are set up for trial in the ITS Help Desk on the first floor of Karrmann Library during regular business hours Monday through Friday until April 7.  Stop by and try before you buy!

Purchasing Macs

Macs are now purchased on the same ordering cycle as PCs.  You may browse the Education Store for available models and general prices at Once you have selected a Mac, ITS can get an official quote.

Please note: Purchasing Apple Care as an add-on is required with all Mac purchases.

If you are interested in purchasing a Mac computer or any Apple product including software and accessories, contact your IT Support Liaison.

Reminder: New approval process

A new computer buy approval process went into effect November 14, 2016. Full details are posted in the ITS Knowledge Base at

IMPORTANT! Purchasing through Pioneer Restore is not allowed.

Departments may NOT purchase the items below from Pioneer Restore. ITS sends devices to the Restore when it is no longer cost-effective to support the items due to age or compatibility issues. Instead, departments must purchase these items through ITS.

Computers DVD players
Laptops VCR players
Computer monitors Laser disc players
Phones Intercom systems
Printers Computer peripherals (keyboard, mouse, speakers, cables)
Fax machines Cameras
Copiers Speakers
Overhead projectors Sound equipment (amplifiers, sound boards, etc.)
Projector screens Video cameras
SMART boards  

If you have questions regarding the purchase of any technology, feel free to contact your IT Support Liaison or the ITS Help Desk at or 608.342.1400

Contributions from Sean Wolfe, Hardware Asset Manager with Deb Meyer


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