Computer Hardware & Software Purchases


In general, the College purchases Dell computers for staff and faculty. The College has a special pricing arrangement with Dell as part of the Columbia University contract. If you determine that your department needs new hardware, please write to the Help Desk,, with questions or to schedule a consultation.

For further information, please visit BCIT's Faculty/Staff information page

After you have consulted with the Help Desk and they have provided you with a quote, please submit a purchase requisition to the Purchasing Department.

  • The Purchasing Department will not process computer requests without pre-approval from the Help Desk.
  • All computers will be delivered to the Help Desk (not directly to the end user).

If you require peripherals for your system, please contact the Purchasing department.


BCIT will install this standard Barnard Software Package on your office computer. For a list of available software please follow this link:

If you require software that is not listed, please contact the Purchasing Department.