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Contributed by Irene Scott on 04/11/2005
Please keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year / start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.
2005-6 fiscal year computer orders
The second round of cycle "A" computer purchases and installations will start in June and run through September, and will focus on lab computers and systems to support new faculty / staff lines. Replacements for existing faculty and staff office computers on cycle "A" will take place between October and April. Questionnaires for cycle "A" machines scheduled to be replaced this coming fall will be distributed in mid-July, and will be due back to ITS by mid-August.
Beginning with fall 2005, cycle "A" computers -- the computers being replaced -- have been leased and therefore must be taken and returned to the leasing company by the lease end date to avoid any penalties for late lease end returns (or buy-out cost if the equipment is not returned to the leasing company). This will require strict adherence to the replacement schedule to avoid any extra charges or penalties. Additional information will be mailed to each department this summer.
Please note the following technology renewal changes (which were approved by the College-wide budget committee) for 2005-6:
Full details of the Technology Renewal Program, including inventory listings, equipment cycle designations, replacement equipment specifications, and details as to what software packages are included is available at: Technology Renewal Program.