Standards and Exceptions

View the complete list of Technology Support Standards

  • Lenovo and Apple are the suppliers of laptop and desktop computers at UVU. Computers approved for purchase will include “basic” and “performance” desktop computers as well as "light weight performance", "mid-sized basic" and “full-sized performance” laptops from each vendor.
  • These standard configurations are purchased in volume saving the institution money while at the same time providing options that address the computing needs of faculty, staff, and computer labs. 
  • It is understood that occasionally there needs to be exceptions to established standards. Standards exceptions and changes can be granted by completing the Technology Standards Exceptions/Change Form, obtaining the required signatures, and submitting it to the Business Office.
    • Exceptions to these standards will most likely be considered if it is:
      • A Lenovo computer in the ThinkCentre or ThinkPad product lines.
      • Based on specific unique educational or business need. 
      • Accompanied with the completed Technology Standards Exceptions form.
    • Exceptions will most likely not be considered if based on price, personal preference or style considerations.

Technology Standards Exception/Change Form