Update the current academic software portfolio to provide more software for educational use.
The Academic Software Allocation Program is an annually funded program that is run by the Information Technology Advisory Committee. Annually, the committee has a software request process whereby deans/dept chairs/directors submit prioritized software requests for the committee’s review. Below is information about previous allocations and the general timeline for the annual process. This is a copy of the submission form. Due date for this year’s process is June 2, 2017.
|Actionable Group||Appox. Date||Action(s)|
|ITAC||April 15||Sends out a directed email to dept chairs with form to fill out to request funding for academic software|
||Communicate program initiation to faculty via MidWeek, IT News, and IT website|
|ITAC||May 15||Send reminder to dept chairs|
|Dept Chairs||June 1||Email completed, prioritized form to ITAC|
|ITAC||June 15||Compile all requests and evaluate|
|ITAC||June 30||Allocate funds for software purchases|
|Dept Chairs||July 15||Provide budget codes for transfer of funds|
|IT||July 30||IT transfers allocated funds to Departments|
|Dept Chairs||Sept.-Dec.||Provide ITAC with proof of purchase|