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Equipment Purchasing Policy

1.0 Purpose
The purpose of this policy is to ensure technology equipment being purchased with College assets is compatible with existing college equipment, purchased and deployed in an acceptable timeframe, is purchased from a reputable manufacturer, has a warrantee and fits within the College ITS department support guidelines.

2.0 Scope
This policy applies to all computer hardware and software purchased within the college with College funds.

3.0 Policy
All purchases of computer hardware or software will be coordinated with the College Network Resource Center (NRC). Price quotes and orders that are made through the NRC should be submitted online at the .

3.1 Ownership and Responsibilities
Once a quote request has been received, the NRC will provide a detailed equipment list and price quote to the requestor. If the requestor accepts the price quote, an approved departmental account number will then be provided to the NRC to complete the purchase.

4.0 Enforcement
Hardware or software that is not purchased within the guidelines of college policies will not be supported by college resources.