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Computer and Peripheral Disposal

This service provides timely pickup and secure disposal of CLA-owned computers and peripherals as required by the University Securing Private Data Policy.


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What We Do

  • Provide physical pick-up and transportation of computer equipment from your office to the CLA Service Desk for disposal processing.
  • Securely wipe or destroy storage media according to University policies and best practices.
  • Dispose and recycle equipment through the University's Asset Recovery Corp.
  • Track computer disposal through CLA-OIT's asset tracking system.
  • Provide reports of computers disposed through CLA-OIT.
  • Assist departments with completing capital asset disposal forms.

What We Don't Do

  • Track peripheral disposal, unless it is a capital asset.
  • Provide wiping or disposal of personally-owned computers or peripherals.

What You Need to Do

  • If the item is a capital asset (valued over $2500), submit a capital asset disposal form (PDF) to University Inventory Services in advance of pickup request.
  • Request disposal pickup by emailing the CLA Service Desk at


CLA-OIT Office Hours
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Detailed Availability

Our Commitment

All pickups will be completed within 7 business days of request.


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Our mission is to support and enhance research, instruction, and administrative efficiency
by identifying and providing effective and cost-conscious technology solutions for CLA.