Purchasing Apple Hardware


Apple hardware to purchase through OIT Procurement.


Apple hardware can be purchased through the OIT Procurement office. 

Standard specifications for Apple models typically purchased can be found here: Service - Hardware Procurement Request (uidaho.edu)

Apple Purchasing FAQ's

  • Where does OIT Procurement purchase Apple hardware?
    • OIT Procurement orders Apple hardware directly from Apple's E-Commerce site. 
  • How long will my order take?
    • Estimated shipping dates may vary depending on product availability and over-seas shipping delays. 
    • OIT Procurement will provide an ETA after the order has been placed, as well as provide order updates along the way.
  • Is a warranty required when purchasing Apple hardware?
    • 4-Year AppleCare+ for Schools will be included on all applicable Apple purchases. 
  • Am I able to purchase Apple iPad's through OIT Procurement?
  • What about Apple accessories like docking stations?
    • OIT Procurement can order Apple accessories available on the E-Commerce site.
    • Docking stations for Apple laptops are kept in stock in the OIT Procurement office. 
  • What monitors can I use with my Apple hardware purchase?
    • Our standard Lenovo monitors are compatible with all Apple devices. 
    • If you think you may need additional adapters, please contact your TSP for assistance. 
  • Once Apple discontinues a model, OIT Procurement may not be able to source that hardware once Apple sells out of that product. 
  • Can I order my Apple hardware in any color? 
    • Unless a specific color is requested, all hardware will be purchased in the color "Space Gray," or whatever the standard color for that model may be. 
  • Can my Apple order be engraved?
    • Yes, but it may add overall time for the delivery of your order. If you would like an eligible item engraved by Apple, please make a note of what you would like on your hardware procurement request. Service - Hardware Procurement Request (uidaho.edu) 

For more questions about Apple purchases, please contact your TSP. 



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