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IT Purchasing Assistance

What is it?

ITS provides IT-related purchasing assistance to academic and administrative departments.  ITS works closely with Purchasing and Finance to obtain best prices through approved state contract vendors. Personal purchases are not handled by ITS.

When is it available?

Normal Business Hours

Who can use it?

Faculty and Staff

How much does it cost?

There is no cost associated with this service.

Where to get help?

The IT Service Desk should be your first point of contact for technical assistance. Contact the Service Desk by sending an email to or calling 828.251.6445.  The IT Service Desk Self-Service Portal is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Self-Service portal allows a user to request assistance from ITS using a simple web form.

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More Information

For IT Purchases for the University, each department will enter requests in BullDogBuyWay. If suggestions are needed contact the IT Service Desk.

Personal software purchases for Adobe and Microsoft products can be made through our partner,

Need more information?   Contact the ITS Service Desk at or 828-251-6445 for additional assistance.

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