SAS Computing Allocation Questionnaire

This form is intended for standing faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Standing faculty who have received an allocation letter may use this form to select which computer they would like.

If you have any questions or need help filling out the form, please email allocationsATsas.upenn.edu

  1. User Information: 

    Name (Required):
    Department (Required):
    Office building and room (Required):
    (If you don't know, please indicate so.)
    Current email address (Required):
    Phone number:
    If you chose a desktop computer, is it for home use?
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  3. Computer Selection: 

    Please see the SASC Computer Options List for a description of each option.

    Please select the option that you prefer:

    PC Desktop, Standard

    PC Desktop, High End
    (By selecting this option, you are authorizing SAS Computing Allocations staff to charge $265 to the budget account you list below.)


    PC Laptop, Standard

    PC Laptop, Light-weight
    (By selecting this option, you are authorizing SAS Computing Allocations staff to charge $500 to the budget account you list below.)

    PC Laptop, High End
    (By selecting this option, you are authorizing SAS Computing Allocations staff to charge $875 to the budget account you list below.)


    Macintosh Desktop, Standard

    Macintosh Desktop, High End
    (By selecting this option, you are authorizing SAS Computing Allocations staff to charge $840 to the budget account you list below.)


    Macintosh Laptop, Standard 15-inch

    Macintosh Laptop, Standard 13-inch

    Macintosh Laptop, High End 15-inch
    (By selecting this option, you are authorizing SAS Computing Allocations staff to charge $580 to the budget account you list below.)



    Special order. (Please enter a short description of the Special order in the Comments Section below.)

    I want more information before choosing an option. (Please enter your questions in the Comments Section below.)
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  5. External CD/DVD Burner for some Dell laptops and all Mac desktops and laptops

    If you have chosen a Light-weight or High End Dell laptop, an Apple iMac, or an Apple laptop, your computer does not come with an internal CD/DVD burner. Please indicate whether or not you need an external one.

    I need an external CD/DVD burner.

    I do not need an external CD/DVD burner.
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  7. Laptop Case Option: 

    If you have chosen a laptop, please indicate which case(s) you want.

    Sturdy carrying case with shoulder strap.

    Sleeve-style case.

    Both cases.

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  9. Computrace for Laptops:

    By default, we install Computrace on all laptops. This is especially important for the standard and high-end MacBook Pros which do not accommodate locks.  Computrace is software that allows a computer, when attached to a network, to "call in" to a central console. If a computer is lost or stolen, the tracking data can potentially be used by law enforcement officials to locate it. Computrace also offers other features which can be used to protect sensitive data in the event or loss or theft. Please see here for more information: Computrace.

    If you have any questions, please write them in the box below:

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  11. Budget Account Name for High End Option:

    If you have chosen a high end option, please give the name of the budget account to be charged for the additional cost. If you know the budget number, please include that as well or we will ask your Business Office for it.

     

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  13. Additional Software:

    Please check the Options List to see what software is standard with each computer. What, if any, additional applications do you need to have installed on your new computer?

    Please note: We gather this information simply so we can pass it on to your LSP (local computing support provider.) Please contact him or her for help with the purchase and installation of the additional software.  If you have already purchased the software and do not need to purchase new versions, you will be required to provide both proof of licensing and the install media.
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  15. Comments:

    Is there anything else that we need to know before ordering and configuring your new machine?
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  17. Current Faculty Section:

    If this computer system is replacing a previous computer system provided to you by the SAS Computing Allocations Program, then please read the following and then indicate your request for the destination of the the replaced system:

    After your replacement Allocations computer has been received, you may continue using the replaced computer system while you are employed by SAS, with the following caveats:

    1. The Allocation program will no longer be financially responsible for any upgrades or repairs to the system

    2. When you no longer need the replaced computer system, please ask your local computing support provider (LSP) to return it to the SAS Computing Allocations Program to allow for appropriate tracking and processing of the computer for possible reuse or disposal.

    3. If at any time you would like to transfer the computer to someone else affiliated with SAS, please contact the SAS Computing Allocations Manager before doing so by emailing allocationsATsas.upenn.edu, or by including the name and status of the person and the purpose of the transfer below. At times, the Allocations program will instead be able to provide an equivalently upgraded surplus computer and the system being replaced will then be returned for other use by the Allocation program.

    Your request for the replaced computer:


    If applicable, the name/status of person to whom you wish to transfer the replaced computer, and purpose of transfer.


  18. New Faculty Section: 

    1. If you are new faculty, please indicate when you will be arriving on campus:
    2. If you are new faculty and you chose a desktop computer, then please indicate when your office will have a desk and be ready for the new computer:
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  20. Thank you for submitting this form:

    A few minutes after you submit this form, you should receive an automatic response from the SAS Computing request tracking system at the email address you specified above.

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