University departments must purchase all computers through IT.  Computer peripherals, however do not necessarily need to be purchased by IT, but they may require prior IT approval. 

If you are interested in purchasing hardware, and/or require approval for an IT-related purchase, please submit a ticket to the Help Desk.

Reuse, Transfer or Resale of Electronic Storage Devices

To ensure the confidentiality of university data and to comply with software licensing contracts, all electronic storage devices must be properly cleaned prior to reuse, transfer or resale.

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Purchase Approval Policy

Pursuant to UM Rules and Regulations BPM-12004, all IT and telecom products and services must be approved by the local IT department.

All IT and telecom purchases, irrespective of dollar value and including no-cost items, must be reviewed and approved based on the requirements established by this policy and must meet all other unique IT/telecom-related requirements and technology standards in place at each business unit.  All software must be approved by IT prior to use, even if the software is free.

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