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How is it determined which computers are renewed and when?

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PC Renewal Guideline

For Staff/Faculty:

  • We provide renewal desktop PCs to all full time continuing positions
  • We provide new desktop PCs to new full time continuing positions.  For those new staff/faculty that require a laptop, we cover the base amount that would have been allocated to a new PC, and the dept/faculty member covers the difference

    Not covered:

  • Part time/term staff
  • Contract faculty
  • PCs purchased for research (on grants, etc)
  • PCs used for specific functions but not allocated to a full time resource (data entry kiosk used by student assistants, a PC used by a department for access to a specific application).
  • Some University depts. / schools / affiliations cover their own, including:

    Menno Simons College 

    Collegiate

    PACE

    Partially covered:

  • Laptops
  • MACs

 

 

For Students:

  • We provide renewal desktop PCs to all permanently allocated to teaching space, which includes:
  • departmental teaching labs
  • smart classrooms
  • For those departments requiring upgrades to the base amount provisioned through the PC renewal program, we cover the base amount that would have been allocated to a new PC, and the dept covers the difference
  • We also cover 2 open student lab spaces:
  • Library reference area
  • Uplink student lab

    Not covered:

  • departmental student lounges such as Aboriginal Student Lounge, International student services lounge area, indigenous studies lounge area
  • other PCs and areas setup by various departments for various reasons (not covered by definitions above) Ex. Community lab in the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre
  • MACs