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DESCRIPTION

Osgoode ITS provides computing resources for faculty members—including purchasing, technical support and disposal—to meet desktop computing requirements.

  • Support is provided for Dell desktops and Lenovo laptops
  • Apple systems are supported only for faculty members through the Faculty Research/CRP Programs
  • All computers are purchased with a three year warranty
  • Workstation purchasing and installation services (within IKB)
  • Workstations are physically secured with cables and locks
  • Osgoode ITS maintains asset details and warranty information

AVAILABLE FOR

  • Full Time / CLA Faculty
  • Emeritus Faculty

HOW TO REQUEST

FACULTY – CRP

  • The Osgoode Faculty Computer Renewal Program provides Full Time and CLA Faculty a rebate for a new computer every three years
  • The old CRP Computer must be returned when receiving the new one
  • Faculty members eligible for CRP upgrades are notified in April. Upgrades are purchased and installed between May – August
  • Computer installs may be requested at a different time of year for approved, extenuating circumstances only
  • The upgrade will be deferred if the faculty member is on sabbatical or administrative leave
  • Blackout periods: September, December, January, April

FACULTY – RESEARCH

  • Faculty members can purchase workstations through research funds, except during blackout periods
  • Research machine purchases must be made through Osgoode ITS to allow for standard software installation
  • Workstations should be requested through help@osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Blackout periods: September, December, January, April

FACULTY – EMERITUS

  • Faculty members can purchase workstations through research funds, except during blackout periods
  • Current CRP computers may be retained and taken home after retirement
  • Research machine purchases must be made through Osgoode ITS to allow for standard software installation
  • Workstations should be requested through help@osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Blackout periods: September, December, January, April

PRICING

Vendor quotes are provided for workstation purchases.  Prices vary depending on the type of equipment being procured.

Base Computer: A base computer (basic PC desktop and monitor) is provided with no extra charge.  For any other options, the difference is charged to the faculty member’s PER account.