Texas State University Logo
Technology Resources (TR)
601 University Drive, JCK 720
San Marcos, TX 78666

TR: 512.245.2501
ITAC: 512.245.ITAC (4822)

Quick Links

IT Assistance Center (ITAC)

Join the Conversation

adjust type sizemake font smallermake font largerreset font size

Request a Computer

Technology Resources provides a streamlined process to request a computer that provides discounted pricing and faster delivery for Texas State standard Dell and Apple computers.

Our standard Apple and Dell computers include desktop, laptop, and small laptop models that have been carefully selected to satisfy the needs of most users. They will function well within the Texas State network environment and should handle supported Windows and Macintosh software for a minimum of four years. Options that are popular or have been evaluated as beneficial and cost effective are available as upgrades on our standard computers. Due to specially negotiated pricing and logistic advantages, our standard configurations will generally offer better value and be received in less time than custom configurations. 

Software Image Information

Standard computers that are ordered with the software image will have standard Texas State software and configuration settings loaded by ITAC. The software image contains software that enables faculty and staff to do general word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, e-mail, anti-virus, and other tasks that support everyday work activities.

Department Funded Purchase (DFP)


Dell Computers

Purchasing Office procedures mandate that Dell computers be purchased through the TSUS Marketplace. As part of this process, you must also complete a TSUS Marketplace Computer Request form (.doc). 

Apple Computers

Computer Replacement Program (CRP)

The university has dedicated HEAF funds to provide HEAF elibigle faculty and staff with Dell or Apple computers that are configured to function effectively for a minimum life cycle of four years. Learn more about CRP.

The CRP is a year-round program. Division Managers and Department Contacts are sent detailed instructions from ITAC when the ordering process begins.

Personal Computer Purchase

Personal purchases cannot be made using the CRP or NRP programs above. Faculty, staff, and students can buy a computer using their Texas State discount!