Carnegie Mellon University

Purchase Hardware

ITS-supported Computer Systems

ITS maintains a list of fully supported computer configurations. See our recommended configurations page and contact us for help with your specifications.

ECE Faculty & Staff

Submit a purchase ticket request by emailing ITS with the following:

  1. Your name or name of student/advisee who will receive hardware
  2. Andrew ID of computer user
  3. ECE affiiliation
  4. Oracle account/string on which you will make the purchase

Pricing and delivery times may vary, depending on the requested configuration. Upon approval of the quote, the ECE purchasing agent will place and order with the university-approved vendor.

Self-supported Computer Systems

Visit the CMU Tech Store to demo products from Apple, Dell, Lenovo and many more.


ITS recommends HP LaserJet printers, which are able to be networked, support PostScript natively, have reasonable supply costs, and are relatively easy to maintain. Printers should usually be purchased with a maintenance agreement. We recommend seeking assistance in selecting a printer.