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Software/Hardware Procurement, Distribution, and Licensing

Approval Instructions

Department Heads and/or Directors will review each CUP quotation and approve any expenditure exceeding the maximum reimbursement amount for the type of computer selected (see reimbursement amounts at the end of this document). The department is responsible for any expenditure exceeding the maximum reimbursement amount.

Department Heads and/or Directors will forward approved quotations to the authorized purchasing agent for their department.

Reimbursement Amounts

Maximum reimbursement amounts have been established for standard desktops and notebooks. Each faculty member approved for a computer upgrade may purchase any customized computer per the CUP configurations, but the department will only be reimbursed for the cost of the computer up to the maximum reimbursement amounts listed below.

Machine Reimbursement
Dell 5060 Small Form Factor Desktop $1,156.50
Dell 5060 Mini Tower Desktop $1,182.50
Dell 7460 All In One Desktop $1,145.00
Dell 5590 Standard Laptop $1,375.00
Dell 7490 Lightweight Laptop $1,550.00
Lenovo M720 Small Form Factor Desktop $1,156.50
Lenovo M720 Mini Tower Desktop $1,182.50
Lenovo M920Z All In One Desktop $1,145.00
Lenovo T580 Standard Laptop $1,375.00
Lenovo T480 Lightweight Laptop $1,550.00
Apple iMac 21.5″ Desktop $1,857.00
Apple MacBook Air Lightweight Laptop $1,959.00
Apple MacBook Pro 13″ Standard Laptop

Apple MacBook Pro 15″ Standard Laptop

$2,334.00

$2,651.00

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