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IT Servicesservice category Computing Devices, Printing and Storage

IT Purchasing

The CSU Computer Shop provides staff with IT equipment purchasing options for both University and personal use. Through our vendors, CSU provides access to discounted pricing on IT equipment (including computers, peripherals and software).

Service Owner

Manager, Client Services and Computing

Purchasing for University Use

Purchasing options include:

  • Buying or internal leasing IT equipment
  • Installation and initial configuration of computers, laptops, mobile devices, multifunction devices (MFDs), printers and desktop videoconferencing equipment
  • Installation and configuration of software purchased from CSU Computer Shop not available via the Install Software icon
  • Installation of some software purchased from the CSU Computer Shop via the Install Software icon
  • Order other items not listed by contacting the CSU Computer Shop

Access

Browse and order IT equipment via the CSU Computer Shop

Cost

Individual item pricing is available via the CSU Computer Shop

CSU lease terms are determined by the warranty period of a hardware item. The total cost is divided by the lease term and rounded up to the nearest cent to determine the monthly payment amount.

Cost of installation and initial configuration of supported hardware and software, data transfer and ongoing maintenance is built into the purchase of each computer system.

Support

If you have further questions or need technical help after checking the Online Resources, contact the IT Service Desk

Support is available for most equipment purchased from the Computer Shop. If an item is not supported, it will be noted on the Computer Shop website. Ensure you read all guidelines before purchasing.

Purchasing for Personal Use

As a staff member, you are able to purchase IT equipment direct from specific CSU vendors. This includes access to:

  • Discounted products
  • Special discounts provided by the Dell Employee Purchase Program, HP's Rewards Online Store, and Apple on Campus program
  • Institutional discount pricing on the latest Windows Operating Systems and versions of Microsoft Office

Access

Purchase direct from vendors via:

Cost

CSU provides staff with the option to buy IT equipment at discounted prices. There is no charge for use of this service.

All pricing is set and quoted by the vendors. Payment methods may differ among suppliers. Please review all information including terms and conditions before purchasing.

Support

If you have further questions or need technical help after checking the Online Resources, contact the IT Service Desk

CSU is unable to provide any help with purchasing decisions or support for any products purchased. Any technical support and/or warranty issues will go through the vendor as per their stated terms and conditions.