Purchasing New Technology


What steps do I take to purchase new technology? Do I need to contact IT about my technology purchase? 


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Acquisition of technology or services that may introduce risks such as information loss, financial, or reputational harm to the university.


  1. See Hardware Purchasing for computer standards
  2. Complete a Project Estimate Request and submit to the Service Desk before selecting or acquiring non-standard technology
  3. See Requesting to Purchase University Hardware and Software for information about consulting services to help identify the best equipment to meet your needs
  4. All hardware and software purchases are to be made through SDezBuy regardless of cost
  5. All technology purchases route to IT for approval in SDezBuy. See Purchasing Guidelines Item XXII.5. Purchasing of Exempt Items


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