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Upon retirement, the computer that the college supplies full-time faculty should be returned to A&S Computing Services.  Any computers that were purchased through grant or research funds should be returned to the department for reuse.  The college does not provide computer equipment to retired and emeritus faculty members.  Some departments provide an office for emeritus faculty and that office may have a used computer in it.  Computers are not provided to individual emeritus faculty.

Buying a computer with personal funds

A&S Computing will consult with retired or emeritus faculty regarding purchase of a personally owned computer for their retirement.  If available, A&S Computing may sell a used computer to the faculty member or assist with specifications if the faculty member purchases a new computer.


After the initial setup, no additional support will be provided since it is a personally owned system.

Buying a computer with grant funds

There are some occasions where an emeritus faculty member may be a PI on a grant that allows purchasing a computer.  In that situation, A&S Computing will support the use of, at most, one university-owned computer purchased using faculty member’s grant funds.  That support includes:

                Keeping the Operating System up to date