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IT Division - WKU Computer Purchasing

WKU Computer Purchasing Guidelines

WKU supports three computer vendors for our faculty, staff, and administrators: Dell, Lenovo, and Apple. Deviations from these standards require approval by the office of the Chief Information Technology Officer.


Dell Computers

If you wish to purchase a Dell computer, access the WKU Dell Premier Store, or contact the WKU Inside Sales Representative at Dell:

Kristin Johnson
Inside Account Manager
Kristin_Johnson@Dell.com
Ph: 512-513-0198
Fax: 512-283-1890


Apple Computers

If you wish to purchase an Apple computer, please click HERE and search for Western Kentucky University. Once found, choose to browse the WKU Store as guest. With this account you can create proposals that can be submitted to purchasing. It is recommended that you use Firefox on a PC or Safari on a Mac. You can also contact the WKU Inside Sales Representative at Apple for further help and instruction:

Ross Hooks
Phone: 1-800-800-2775, Dial 1, then Ext. 42859
Email: rhooks@apple.com

 

Lenovo Computers

If you wish to purchase a Lenovo computer, access the WKUO-Lenovo store at Office Depot, or contact the WKU inside sales representative at Office Depot:

Julie Cromwell
Business Relationship Manager, Technology
julie.cromwell@officedepot.com
Ph: 815-220-7923
Fax: 1-800-797-7044

 

Sustainable Purchasing

In support of the University’s commitment to sustainability, the IT department purchases Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Certified computers. EPEAT Certified electronics meet required criteria and optional criteria for environmental performance characteristics, including reduction or elimination of environmentally sensitive materials, use of recycled content or renewable materials, design for end of life, product longevity, energy conservation, end of life management, packaging, and corporate performance.

For More information Visit the EPEAT website at: http://www.epeat.net/about-epeat/ 
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 Last Modified 10/29/14