General Information - Hardware

Information Technology evaluates both Macintosh and Windows computers to offer approved models that meet security requirements, functionality, network connectivity, and compatibility with classroom technology. The replacement of computers is contingent upon many factors including curriculum, security requirements, performance of software applications, equipment age, and repair history.

Complete a Technology Acquisition quote request to coordinate the purchase of research and specialized computers and servers. The Technology Acquisition policy allows technology transactions to be placed on a Grand Valley State University purchasing card if under $500 and it does not connect to the GVSU network nor consume, transmit or store GVSU data. In addition to being able to purchase qualifying items from Amazon, select Apple and PC peripherals can be purchased directly through GVSU Laker Marketplace in either Allendale or Grand Rapids or online. Each item can be purchased using a GVSU Purchasing Card.

Looking for audio visual assistance?
If you are looking for assistance with an audio visual project, please submit an IT Project Request ticket. 

Please note that Owl conference cameras are now approved for purchase with the review of IT Services. Please complete a Technology Acquisition quote request and it will be reviewed by IT Services before approval. 

Page last modified June 14, 2024