York University offers its faculty members a comprehensive suite of computers, desktops and notebooks, for the purpose of conducting routine computing activities and research. This service is commonly referred to as the Computer Renewal Program (CRP), and is offered and supported by each Faculty's IT Service unit, but administered centrally by University Information Technology (UIT). The CRP program also provides faculty members the option to replace their computers every three years.
How do I get it?
- All tenured, full-time faculty members, and Contractually Limited Appointments (CLA’s) must contact their Faculty IT Service unit for ordering, delivery and installation of CRP computers.
How do I get help?
- Please contact your Faculty IT Service unit for technical, hardware and software support.
- CRP computers are typically replaced every three years.
- The current CRP computer must be returned before receiving the replacement.
- CRP computers are not available for sale to faculty members or staff at the conclusion of three year period.
- CRP computers are limited to the models, with respective upgrade options, that are available on the Selections List as published by York University Procurement Office.
- Faculty members may opt for either a “standard” desktop or notebook computer model at no cost.
- Faculty members may upgrade their computers, from the “standard” model, as per the hardware options available on the CRP Selections List. Upgrade costs must be funded by faculty members’ PER, or Research accounts.
- CRP computers may be deployed either in the faculty members York offices or at their homes.
- A CRP desktop or notebook computer installed in a home office must be covered by the residence insurance policy.
- CRP computers must be ordered by faculty members through their respective Faculty IT Service unit.