Purchasing Computer Hardware and Software
The purchasing function is decentralized at the Medical School. You can choose to purchase computers and software from Harvard University Information System's Technology Services * or directly from an outside vendor.
If you still need assistance with purchasing, please contact the HMS IT Help Desk.
Information Technology strongly recommends that you always purchase an extended warranty to protect your computer hardware investment.
Effective July 1, 2008 Technology Services will implement a simplified model to calculate shipping charges on all products delivered via FedEx Express Saver. FedEx Express Saver delivers the vast majority of personal, departmental, and affiliated institutional purchases, based simply on the total dollar amount of the order:
Order Total <= $499.99, Shipping Charge = $6
Order Total $500 - $999.99, Shipping Charge = $10
Order Total $1000 - $1,999.99, Shipping Charge = $15
Order Total $2,000 - $2,999.99, Shipping Charge = $20
Order Total >$3000, Shipping Charge = $30
Large multi-unit departmental orders which ship via Goldstar will not be affected by the above model.
For more information, contact Harvard University Information System's Technology Services directly.
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Site Updated: 5/17/2013