Hardware Requests

CEE IT Hardware Services

Civil and Environmental Engineering Information Technology (CEE IT) offers a variety of services to aid with workflows. Below is a list of hardware services that CEE IT provides to staff and faculty. Scroll down for more information on each service and the method to request assistance.

General maintenance

For issues with a workstation, contact CEE IT to:

  • Diagnose and correct network, software and/or hardware issues
  • Request hardware or software
  • Network setup and/or configuration changes
  • Initiate user onboarding within IT systems
  • Relocate IT equipment

To initiate a request, please browse to our Information Technology help portal.

Please note: charges may occur for systems which are 5 years old and greater. For more information, please review our Cost Recovery policy.

Workstation purchases and upgrades

To purchase new equipment or upgrade an existing machine, please contact CEE IT for:

  • Consultation and obtaining quotes for the best options
  • Purchasing desktops, laptops, servers, or accessories, such as video adapters, mice, cables, etc.
  • Configuration and deployment

Please fill out the Computer Purchase Form to start the process. We suggest viewing the Estimate Pricing Sheet (PDF) and Accessories Pricing Sheet (PDF) for reference on what budgetary needs may be required.

Contact our Purchasing Staff for more information about purchasing items and support.

Graduate students' purchase requests have to be approved by their supervisor.

Borrow an item

To borrow equipment, please fill out the Small Items Form.

A list of available items is provided below:

If you are unable to find what you need, please see our Hardware Request form and let us know what you are looking for.


CEE IT assists in storing computers and related equipment.

Below is the full list of items we can help you store.

  • Desktops
  • Laptops
  • Monitors
  • UPS
  • Accessories and various hardware components


We are happy to e-waste old equipment. Please feel free to contact us at civrt@uwaterloo.ca to arrange a time for pick-up.