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Buying a Computer with College Funds

Note for ETF Fund users: Those wishing to purchase computers with an ETF (Equipment Trust Fund) index, should contact [[support]] for a quote.  After obtaining a quote, the purchase can be made through Procurement Services via eVA by the requestor.  Information Technology is no longer able to accept "bill backs" for ETF purchases.

Dell

Special pricing is available for William & Mary faculty and staff who wish to use institutional dollars or grant funds to purchase computers from Dell. 

Standard models (Standard Models are our standard lease models), can be purchased through Request IT

If a department is interested in purchasing a non-standard model, please proceed to Request IT and fill out the Technology Procurement Review form.  An IT Technician will contact you and work to design a system that meets all of your needs.  

Apple

Prior to purchasing Apple computers and software, you will need to submit a Technology Procurement Review form for approval via Request IT.  All Apple computers purchased with institutional dollars or grant funds will need to be purchased with 3 year AppleCare with auto-enroll.  Those purchasing an Apple who would like to run Microsoft Office or other Windows products will need to purchase software through Request IT.

Other Computers

Departments who desire to purchase a computer from another manufacturer please proceed to Request IT and complete the Technology Procurement Review form.  Departments will be required to justify why a non-standard manufacturer is necessary.