Device & Accessory Purchasing Guidelines

Please note: due to a global chip shortage, Dell has reported that lead times for devices, monitors and certain accessories may be delayed by up to two months.

Computers and specific peripheral devices should be purchased directly through ITS using the forms indicated below. However, most small office equipment and accessories can be purchased through Falcons Purch.

Please use the table below to determine the proper method for making your purchase.

If purchasing through Amazon you will receive he following message:

Certain technology purchases need to be made through the IT department. 

Please review the Device and Accessory Purchasing Guidelines here: https://www.bgsu.edu/its/support/udevice/device-accessory-purch.html

Please be sure to review the table on this page to ensure you are using the appropriate purchase process.

Please review our Delivery of Equipment Purchased Through ITS article for more information about the delivery of purchased items.

ITS Device & Accessory Purchases

Device/AccessoryPurchase Method
Details
Computer/LaptopUniversity Device Request FormStandard devices include: Dell laptop, Apple Macbook Air & Apple MacBook Pro. Additional information and device specs are available on our University Devices webpage.
Fujitsu OnBase ScannerUniversity Device Request FormSelect Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.
Monitor(s)University Device Request Form

The BGSU standard model is a 24” Dell monitor. Select Device Add-On/Accessory and select Monitor from the list of standard accessories.

If you would like to request a non-standard monitor, please use the same process and detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.

iPadUniversity Device Request Form

Select Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.

Engraving of department name is discouraged, as it can add a month or more of lead time

eReaderUniversity Device Request FormSelect Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.
Android Tablet
University Device Request FormSelect Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.
PrinterOffice Printer Request  
TVTV Purchase Request FormFor Four Winds/Digital Sign requests, please refer to the "Four Winds/Digital Sign" section of this table.
TV Mount
Planning, Design & Construction Project Request Form 
ProjectorPlanning, Design & Construction Project Request Form 
Wired KeyboardFalcons Purch 
Wireless KeyboardFalcons Purch 
Wired Mouse
Falcons Purch 
Wireless Mouse
Falcons Purch 
Tablet CoverFalcons Purch 
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)Falcons Purch 
USB Thumb/Flash DriveFalcons Purch 
External Storage Drive
Falcons Purch

Purchases of over $250.00 should be requested using the University Device Request form.

Select Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.

Computer PartsUniversity Device Request FormSelect Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.
Conference/Hybrid Teaching TechnologyFalcons Purch

Purchases of over $1000.00 should be requested using the University Device Request form.

Select Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.

Bluetooth HeadsetFalcons Purch 
Wacom Drawing Tablet
Falcons PurchNon-Wacom tablets may not be supported on University devices.
Desktop Computer Power CordUniversity Device Request FormThis item is typically in stock and offered free of charge. Select Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.
Ethernet Cables (10' or less)University Device Request FormThis item is typically in stock and offered free of charge. Select Device Add-On/Accessory. Detail your request in the Non-standard accessories field.
Laptop Computer Power Cord/Charger

Falcons Purch

If purchasing via Falcons Purch, please reference our University Device Adapters/Power Cords article.
Laptop Display AdapterFalcons PurchHDMI cable, HDMI to mini display adapter, etc.
Docking StationUniversity Device Request FormSelect Device Add-On/Accessory and Docking Station from the standard accessories list type.
Four Winds/Digital SignFour Winds/Digital Sign Request Form 
Printer Ink/TonerContact ComDocFor non-ComDoc printers use Falcons Purch.
Webcam Falcons Purch 

ITS does not recommend the use of Chromebooks because they are not compatible with many academic and enterprise applications.

Updated: 05/04/2022 10:20AM