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Purchases

All requests for computers over $1,000 must be submitted on a Purchase Requisition.  Computer requests for Apple or Dell brand computers in the amount of $1,000 or less can be ordered utilizing the P-Card. 

Dell:

The University has a Prime Vendor contract for the purchase of computer equipment.  This contract is with Kennedy Book Store Inc (710 Book Store) for Dell products and includes 3 desktops, 3 laptops, and 3 servers.  Departments are encouraged to utilize this contract for all computer purchases.

For information on purchasing a Dell computer, read How to Configure a Dell Computer.

Apple:

Apple computer equipment is purchased through the University Bookstore.  This equipment is ordered directly from Apple utilizing a Higher Education Discount Program.

HOW TO PURCHASE APPLE EQUIPMENT

  1. Access the Apple web page.
  2. Click on “Find Your College or University” under “Shop For Your School.”
  3. Enter School Locator information.
  4. Choose and configure the machine or accessories that you want to purchase.  Remember to update your subtotal. Select “Continue.”
  5. Choose any additional items you may need and update your pricing. Select “Continue.”
  6. There are other options to choose from, such as adding items to your proposal.  Simply follow the directions. Select “Continue.”
  7. Review your proposal, change quantity if appropriate.  Click on “Create Proposal” to save.  Sign in and enter required information.  Select “Continue.”
  8. Print the proposal page with the web proposal number and forward to Purchasing with your Purchase Requisition.

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC)
Gateway:

COMPUTER LEASES

Dell: 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has contracted with Dell Computer to lease Windows-Intel computers for office use.   For more information, please contact SIUE On-line Help Desk.

Item Classification

CUSAS

CUSAS CODE

AIS OBJECT CODE

DESCRIPTION

EQUIPMENT (Exceeding $100) 

1515

4420

 EDP Equipment

The selection of the proper account depends on both the item purchased and the purpose to which the item is used.  Account codes listed are the most frequently used.


Vendor Resources:


 AIS VENDOR LIST FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE & PERIPHERALS FOR MICROCOMPUTERS (204)

AIS VENDOR LIST FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE & PERIPHERALS FOR MINI & MAIN FRAME COMPUTERS (206)



State of Illinois Central Management Services Certified Vendor(s) Search

St. Louis Minority Business Council Minority Vendor(s) Search (User ID: deast1 password: minority10)
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes

State of Missouri MBE/WBE Directory

Federation of Women Contractors Directory

State of Illinois Central Management Services Commodity Code(s).   Use these Code(s) with the State of Illinois CMS Search Website.

Classification Category

Commodity #

Classification Name

COMPUTERS; LAPTOP, PERSONAL AND PRINTERS:

7377371

Laptop Computers

COMPUTERS; LAPTOP, PERSONAL AND PRINTERS:

7377372

Personal Computers

EDP:

E450100

Microcomputers, Servers/LAN Hardware

EDP:

E410100

Microcomputers, Workstations/LAN Hardware

EDP:

E420100

Mid Range - Hardware (AS400, RISC)

EDP:

E610100

Other

EDP:

E310100

Mainframe/WAN Hardware

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