Moving Computers (Inventory Control)


A computer move generally entails removing all cables and peripherals and carrying the components to a different location and re-connecting the computer in the new location with cable management of wires for a neat appearance. Move requests include a removal and setup of any existing computers in the new location.

Successful moves begin with planning--we require one-to-two weeks notice for moves. 
Need a quick move? Contact the Technology Service Desk to initiate a data transfer. 

Our highest priority is that everyone remains safe during the service visit in these challenging times. Please follow all government health recommendations during the service visit (wear a face mask and keep 2 meters distance). Our technician will be wearing a mask and gloves. Additionally, the technician will be using hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to clean the device before and after the move.


  • Moves that involve one-to-three devices (e.g. PC, laptop, printer, etc.) please complete a Service Request for EACH device
  • Moves that involve more than three devices, please contact the Technology Service Desk at, to schedule a consult
  • For moves involving collaboration technology (i.e. mounted TV) or wheeled printers, the technology onsite team will coordinate with the appropriate teams. 
  • Telephones and networked devices will be installed at existing data ports and power sources. If additional ports are needed, refer to this service.

Installation and setup is the process of installing and setting up a new computer in a new location that no other person has occupied. The monitors and computer will be placed, all appropriate cables and peripherals that are supplied will be attached, and the wires will be cable-managed for a neat appearance.

Surplus is an excess of equipment or supply.  The process of removing an older or unutilized piece of technology equipment or peripheral is as follows: For a computer or laptop, the faculty or staff member with the equipment will be contacted to coordinate a time to pick-up the equipment, remove the hard drive, tag it with a sticker near the asset tag, and take it to Central Receiving for processing into surplus. IT Solutions will also adjust their inventory to reflect that the computer or laptop has been moved to surplus. The hard drive will be wiped in a secure manner. 

Assets must be transferred using iAssets (if moving from one individual to another– but not for use in transferring to surplus) or by email to if moving locations only.


Contact the Technology Service Desk at,, or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog, submit a request by clicking Request Service on this page.

Facilities Management:

Who can use it

  • Faculty
  • Staff


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Moving Computers (Inventory Control)


Service ID: 12051
Tue 2/2/16 4:19 PM
Wed 5/19/21 1:27 PM