Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

IT Purchasing for work at home and personal use

What Is This Service?

The CSU Computer Shop provides access to substantial institutional discount pricing on the latest Microsoft products for work at home purposes. Staff can purchase a Windows Operating System or the latest version of Office and use it on their personally owned computers.

Through existing preferred supplier relationships with Dell, Apple and HP the CSU Computer Shop has negotiated discount pricing for personal purchases of desktop computers, laptops, monitors, netbooks, tablet PC's, printers and peripherals for personal purchases. Orders must be placed direct with the preferred vendor and not the CSU Computer Shop.

What Is Included?

  • Ability to purchase discounted products for personal use direct from each vendor
  • Access to special discounts provided by the Dell Employee Purchase Program
  • Access to special discounts provided in HP's Rewards Online Store
  • Access to special discounts provided by the Apple on Campus program
  • Instructions for viewing and purchasing products at the discounted prices
  • Access to institutional discount pricing for the latest Windows Operating Systems provided by the Microsoft Work At Home Program
  • Access to institutional discount pricing for the latest version of Office (for both Windows and Macintosh) provided by the Microsoft Work At Home Program

What should I expect?

Target availability of serviceAvailability is subject to each vendor. All vendors have online ordering which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Microsoft software online ordering is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Support hoursRefer to the company website to determine their operating hours and contact details.
Special access conditionsApple, Dell and HP available to all CSU staff Microsoft Work At Home Program available to Permanent Full and Part Time staff members only
Significant incident response 
Significant Incident resolution 

How Do I Initiate This Service?

Click the link for the specific vendor and follow the instructions to view and purchase products at the discounted prices

How Much Does It Cost?

CSU provides the ability to purchase products at the discounted prices. There is no charge from CSU for access and 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 carefully before purchasing. Participation in any of the listed programs is at the discretion of the staff member and the purchase contract is between the vendor and the purchaser. Negotiations to resolve any purchasing problems are the sole responsibility of the purchaser.

Where Can I Find On Line Self Help or More Information?

How Do I Request Support For This Service?

CSU is unable to provide any assistance with purchasing decisions or support for any products purchased.

Any technical support and/or warranty issues will be dealt with by the vendor as per their stated terms and conditions.