Faculty Computer Hardware Purchases

Computer Purchasing Policy for Faculty

Under rules from the University and Division, SSCS is responsible for all computer purchases, and is charged with  maintaining an accurate inventory of computer hardware purchases and equipment.

Request SSCS purchase computer hardware [UChicago Login Required]

Computer Hardware Purchases via GEMS

If Local Business Center receives a request to approve a computer purchases made with a UChicago or personal credit card, SSCS has been tasked with ensuring that the hardware is appropriately inventoried both for financial policy and to ensure the hardware meets UChicago End User Device policy:  including ensuring that adequate anti-virus and encryption standards are met.

An SSCS agent will be assigned to assist with gathering necessary information and entering it into SSCS’ inventory.

Purchasing of Used Equipment


updated 2023-04-12