Copiers and duplicating machines may be acquired by the university provided such equipment is the most cost-competitive and effective units capable of meeting the university’s needs. Acquisitions of copier equipment requires the review and approval of Business Services. Contact Business Services concerning definitions and approval procedures for printing equipment.


After obtaining approval from Business Services, submit a requisition to Procurement Services so that the acquisition may be completed following established procurement procedures. If the equipment is to be acquired by lease, lease/purchase, or installment sale and purchase, refer to Section 9A of the Procurement Services Procedures Manual for additional instructions. 

This equipment shall not be used to produce any material, the style and/or volume of which is determined to be counter-effective, uneconomical, or illegal, nor shall it be used for any purpose other than in the production of material directly related to the business of the university.