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Hardware Purchasing

Also known as

Also known as: 
  • Technology Purchasing
  • Hardware Recommendations

ITS provides you with all the necessary tools to fulfill all of your hardware purchasing needs. Whether it's a desktop, laptop, printer, tablet, or smartphone, ITS can provide you with the information needed to make the best purchases based on your needs and what works best within the WCMC environment. By contacting vendors directly, we can provide quotes for equipment at discounted prices.

Device Purchasing Guide (click for full screen)

Service Requirements

This service is only available to WCMC students, faculty, and staff. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I want to buy one of the standard Dell bundles but need more memory or a bigger hard drive. What should I do?

A: Email to request a quote with the modifications desired.  The pre-configured bundles are set with options that allow for faster shipping.  While things like hard drive and memory can be upgraded, there will be an additional cost and will require 2-3 weeks to configure.

Q: I want to purchase a Lenovo (i.e., the X1 Carbon). How can I purchase it?

A: Email and a purchasing specialist will contact you to discuss your options.  At this time Lenovo systems are not available using our new vendor, ePlus, and as such will not be eligible for the 8-day ship option.  The Lenovo X1 Carbon is still considered an ITS standard device and can be purchased through CDW-G. However, these systems may require additional configuration by ITS before they can be connected (may not be eligible for our two day connect process).

Q: How do I purchase a workstation (i.e., a Dell Precision)?

A: Email and a purchasing specialist will contact you to discuss your options.

Use this service

Please contact the Service Desk to request assistance for hardware purchasing.

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