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University Owned Devices

To purchase NEW (outside of Replacement Cycle) technology with University funds you must do so through the Purchasing department. All technology hardware/software must be purchased by submitting a requisition and cannot be charged to university purchasing cards. Once the technology arrives in Purchasing, IT is notified and the requestor will be contacted for pickup or delivery.

For information about receiving new devices as part of the Replacement Cycle, click here.

If the technology you would like to purchase is not one of the computer or peripheral standards listed below, please read more about the support available for non-standard devices.

Standard Computers

These devices are available as part of the 2017-2018 Replacement Cycle. (Updated 11/17)

Standard Tablets

These devices are not available as part of the Replacement Cycle unless otherwise noted.

iPad Standards: Product Information  (Butler login via Google Apps required)

Nexus Standards: Product Information  (Butler login via Google Apps required)

Standard Peripherals

Monitor Standard: Product Information  (Butler login via Google Apps required)

Scanner Standards: Product Information  (Butler login via Google Apps required)

Standard PC Laptop Docking Station: Product Information  (Butler login via Google Apps required)

What Is BUanywhere? https://www.butler.edu/it/buanywhere

What is the Hub & Software Fee?

The Hub and Software Fee is added to the cost of all computers and devices running a full OS. The money collected is used for several things:

  • Funds the campus wide software license for faculty, staff, and lab computers (including Microsoft, antivirus, and other software agreements)
  • Helps fund the repair of computers
  • Helps fund network maintenance and growth as more devices are added
  • Helps maintain and support computer lab and classroom computers

What is the Butler IT warranty?

The Butler IT warranty provides two-year coverage for iPad and Nexus tablets and four-year coverage for Mac desktops or laptops. The warranty costs $100 and covers repairs for hardware failure and accidental damage (maximum two incidents). This year, IT will cover the cost of the warranty for iPad and Nexus tablet purchases (excludes Surface/HP tablets) on behalf of other departments.

When purchasing a new Mac desktop or laptop, the IT warranty cost is already included in the prices listed on the standards sheet.