Purchasing Services

Year-End Purchasing and Quick-Ship Suggestions:

Below you will find some helpful tips for purchasing goods and services between now and the fiscal year end deadline of June 16th.

Use uShop catalogs

Use uShop catalogs - Items ordered from uShop catalogs typically have a shorter delivery time. Items tagged "Check for Availability" and/or"Call for Availability" usually have longer delivery times. Proceed cautiously.

License Renewals

The end of the year is an excellent time to renew licenses of all types. When using general funds caution should be taken to pay for any license only once per fiscal year.

Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Visual Studio and Non-Creative Cloud Adobe Software licenses ordered through uShop by May 26th should be completed by the June 16th deadline. See ordering information and instructions at:

http://www.uncw.edu/itsd/working/purchases.html

supplies

Supplies typically have shorter lead times than equipment or other types of purchases.

Furniture

Due to the ordering and delivery times involved, furniture ordered after May 5th, cannot be guaranteed to arrive by the year-end deadline.

If you have an questions, please contact Frieda Antrican (962-3850) or Starkey McGowan (962-3157).

Computers

Computers and computer related equipment should be ordered by May 26th. Due to ordering and delivery times, items ordered after May 26th cannot be certain to arrive by the year-end deadline.

This includes but is not limited to:

Dell standard configuration

Apple - standard configuration

iPads

Surface Pro Tablets