University Device Request

Please note: For planning purposes, please allow a minimum of 15 business days for the delivery of the requested system. Time is required for processing, shipping and delivery of orders. We cannot guarantee items will be delivered within 15 business days.

If you are experiencing an issue with your current University-device, please contact the ITS service desk directly at 419-372-0999 or

Who can use it?

BGSU faculty and staff.

What is it?

The process for requesting a new or replacement device or add-on/accessory for current employees, requesting a new device for new hires, requesting an existing device be repurposed (auxiliary departments only), requesting devices for a University event, and/or requesting a student/shared device.

*Please note: A separate request should be made for each individual device needed (excluding event requests). 

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BGSU Device & Accessory Purchasing Guidelines

For planning purposes, please allow a minimum of 15 business days for the delivery of the requested system.

How to request it?

Please submit the request form on this page to notify ITS of your request. 

Please note: If the request is for a new hire device, tenure track faculty and full-time staff will receive new computers. Non-tenure track faculty and part-time staff receive best-available devices from ITS inventory.

How to use it?

After form submission, request will be reviewed by ITS and you will be notified of approval/denial. More information may need to be collected upon approval.

Types of University Device Requests

Full-Time New Hire Device Request

Repurpose Existing Device (Auxiliary Departments Only

Adjunct/Part-Time New Hire Device Request

Event Device Request

New Student/GA/Shared Device Request

Replacement Device Request

University Device Add-On/Accessory Request

New Computer Purchase Request

This page is not intended to be used for the University's Employee Device Upgrade (EDU) Project. 

How much does it cost?

New Hire Device Requests

There are no costs for new hire standard device requests.

Replacement | Student/GA/Shared | Event Device Requests

There are no costs for replacement and shared/student device requests made by non-auxiliary departments. 

Auxiliary Device Requests

BGSU auxiliaries requesting new devices are charged based on the make and model of hardware purchased. Auxiliaries requesting a device to replace an existing device (Replacement Device) can receive a credit toward the purchase of the replacement device. Learn more about auxiliary replacement device credits. Auxiliary departments requesting to repurpose an existing device will not be charged. Learn more in our Repurpose Existing Device (Auxiliary Departments Only article. 

New Computer Purchase & Add-On/Accessory Requests

Costs for new computer purchases and add-on/accessory requests are dependent on the system and specific piece of equipment.

View our University Devices webpage for information on costs associated with University devices.

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Related Articles (4)

Information regarding the delivery/return of equipment purchased through ITS.
Guidelines for purchasing devices and accessories at BGSU.
Guidelines for auxiliary departments wishing to receive a credit for replacing current devices.
University Device Authorization form text.


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