To ensure technology purchases are compatible with existing campus systems and can be supported by CTS, the following purchasing guidelines and ordering processes are required prior to making purchases. Failure to comply may result in equipment that cannot be supported by CTS and/or loss of credit card purchasing privileges. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the CTS Helpdesk (x2083), TelCom (x3000) or Purchasing & Payables (x2140). Please keep in mind when using your VISA card that SUNY Potsdam is tax exempt.
Use of Citibank Visa is strictly prohibited when purchasing the following equipment:
Computers (including laptops) both PCs and Macs
Tablets & PDAs
Complete your order through the on-line web procurement system and use the forward option to send your request electronically to the CTS Helpdesk for approval.
Use of Citibank Visa is strictly prohibited and orders are processed directly through TelCom. Contact TelCom at x3000 or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Desktop & Portable Telephones
The following equipment requires prior approval before using Citibank Visa. For prior approval, submit your request by email to email@example.com.
Computer Peripherals (i.e., RAM, hard drives, expansion cards, scanners)
Software Licenses (the Helpdesk can provide substantial savings information)
The following equipment requires prior approval before using Citibank Visa. For prior approval, submit your request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call TelCom at x3000. If you choose to complete your order through web procurement, use the forward option to send the request electronically to TelCom for approval.
Any technology purchased with alternate funding sources outside of the funding sources above must also be approved for campus use by CTS to ensure compatibility with existing systems and eligibility for support. Examples of these sources maybe, but are not limited to: Grants, Foundation Accounts, College Store, Personal Development Funds, or Donation.
CTS reserves the right to not support items purchased outside of the above purchasing guidelines.