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Departmental Purchases

All technology purchases must be made with the approval of the Office of Information Technology.  Approval may be obtained by one of two ways:

Technology components that meet pre-approved standards, approval is implied.

  1. Hardware Standards 
  2. Software Standards 
  3. Multimedia Standards 

ALL Apple and Microsoft Surface purchases must be made through the Central Tech Store. Contact the Central Tech Store for a quote.

Technology components that are non-standard, specific approval must be obtained.

  1. Hardware Review and Quote Request
  2. Request for Software/Service - Review and Approval form.  Please allow 30 business days to process this request.

Software Agreements

Per Oklahoma law and Attorney General opinion, employees are not allowed to submit or sign any technology agreement including "click to accept" (even on free downloads or trial software) without UCO Legal and/or Office of Information Technology review and approval.

Marketing Domain Purchases

For more information on domains and how to request a domain, see Marketing Domains.

 

Personal Technology Purchases

The University of Central Oklahoma is proud to offer students, faculty, staff and departments special discounts on software, hardware and accessories!  UCO has entered into agreements with Adobe, Apple, Dell and Microsoft that allows the university to offer special pricing well below standard academic pricing. Visit the Central Tech Store for more information.

Personal Computer Recommendations

UCO's Technology Support recommends computer purchases from Dell and Apple. 

UCO strongly encourages students, faculty and staff to download and install Symantec AntiVirus Corporate for personal computers. Access to the free download is available through the Central Tech Store Online.

Please remember that all students, faculty and staff are subject to UCO's Technology and Network Usage Policy when utilizing any UCO computing or network resources. This includes the usage of personal computers over UCO's wireless or wired network.

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