The purchase of computers (laptops or desktops), computer hardware (e.g. printers or printer toner) and computer software via university funds must comply with the ITS Procurement policy in addition to the general university Procurement Policy. For information on approved products, please consult the UNB Buyer's Guide and the list of awarded vendors/resellers. Faculty and staff may also seek advice by emailing ITSOrder@unb.ca.   

Information on how to buy computer equipment and links to the required forms can be found within the Buy Software/Hardware section of the ITS website.

Mobile Devices

As part of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Strategic Plan, a new university-wide resource called the UNB Mobility Centre has been created.

The centre, which is housed at UNB Fredericton in Head Hall, provides advice on wireless communications technologies and helps faculty and staff acquire wireless communications devices such as cell phones, smartphones, tablets and turbo sticks, as well as provides advice on available plans and services.

Through the Mobility Centre, Faculty and Staff can order devices and accessories, request a repair, discuss available device plans and features, order a travel pack for mobile use overseas and get help accessing and understanding monthly TELUS bills.

AV Equipment

The purchase of audio-visual, multimedia, and videoconferencing equipment falls under Classroom Technology & Services (CETL) and general Procurement Policy guidelines.    Inquiries on purchasing equipment or installations can be made to ctsorder@unb.ca.  Some audio-visual equipment is also available on loan through this department (see the CETL website for more information).


Employees purchasing electronics should also be made aware of the university's micro computer insurance and equipment insurance policies.