IT Services, along with other institutions, has negotiated various hardware, software and maintenance deals that can benefit departments, as well as individual staff members and students.
Commercial enquiries - businesses enquiring about computing related tenders should read the University's suppliers pages.
Visit the Apple Store and click the Education Store link to receive an education discount for University and personal machines. You will need to view the page either from a campus machine or through the VPN to receive the education discount.
If you require a new printer, please contact the IT Support Office. York Print Plus offers a convenient, cheap and reliable central service.
Please visit the Software page for information about licensing and purchasing software.
IT Services can offer PC maintenance at a lower cost through a Higher Education community arrangement with selected third party hardware maintenance companies.
IT Services provides a central purchasing facility for departments for hardware, software and maintenance. To purchase goods via IT Services, you need to email the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enter the requisition details using Footprints, the IT Services issue submission and tracking system. An automated email is sent to you detailing what has been ordered and a reference number. This reference number can be used to track the progress of the request.
The information submitted is used by IT Services to raise a purchase order in Agresso. If you have access to Agresso, you may view your order under commitments in financials and also under purchase orders in logistics.
The costs of any additional services requested (e.g. network connections) will also be charged to your department. The actual cost of the equipment being purchased is charged directly to your work order when the purchase order is raised and processed.
Details of the administration costs can be found in the list of charges for non-core services.
When purchasing a new system, you should also consider carefully what to do with any data that may be left on machine. Advice on secure disposal is available.