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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of the Vice-President:  Finance  and  Administration
February 20, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Computing Equipment, Software and Supplies


Please refer to Wilfrid Laurier University Policy 9.1: Principles in the Use of Information Technology, when requesting computer equipment and/or software. 

Refer also to the Information Technology Services page on the Laurier website for information about hardware standards, software acquisitions and computer supplies available from ITS. Please note that all requisitions for computing equipment must be sent to Andrzej Gadomski of ITS for approval before they can be processed by Purchasing Services.

Hewlett Packard Products

The WLU Bookstore can supply Faculty and Staff with Hewlett Packard printers, scanners, servers and CD writers all at educational prices. Under the terms of Public Sector Pricing, these purchases must be for department or research purposes only. The Bookstore cannot sell at Public Sector Pricing for personal use unless WLU employees are using the Payroll Deduction Plan on a system purchase.

For information about Hewlett Packard products and pricing, please e-mail Jim Krueger or call him at ext. 3106.

Apple Canada Products

The WLU Bookstore is an authorized direct dealer offering education pricing for Apple Canada products.  Education pricing is available only to Wilfrid Laurier University for departmental or research purposes.  All orders for Apple products must be place through the Bookstore.

For information about Apple products and pricing, please e-mail Jim Krueger or call him at ext. 3106.

Personal Computers and Laptops

The ITS department and Purchasing Service have a cooperative agreement with the Bookstore to supply individual personal computers and laptops for faculty and staff that have been prequalified to ITS standards for on campus use, at wholesale pricing, with a limited mark up.  Large volume orders must continue to be tendered through Purchasing Services.

Capital Equipment Exceeding $2,000

For computers and peripheral equipment with values exceeding $2000, a Purchase Requisition must be completed and forwarded to Purchasing, along with a written quote obtained from the Bookstore or other supplier. Purchasing will issue a Purchase Order to the Bookstore or the other supplier.  This procedure is necessary to meet capital asset tagging requirements as directed by Internal Audit.