- Purchases requiring competitive bidding and license/contract review are due no later than April 1 for funding in the current fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). All other proposals are due no later than May 1.
- All purchased items must be received and invoiced no later than June 1.
To apply for funding, please follow one of the following two procedures depending on the type of proposal:
1) RECURRING LAB SUPPLIES, SENIOR DESIGN PARTS/EXPENSES, AND SOFTWARE RENEWALS
For recurring lab supplies, senior design parts/expenses and software renewals, email the proposal directly to . Indicate in the email to that this is an Engineering Fee proposal and include a list of requested items. If the proposed items were funded by the Engineering Fee in recent years, they will likely be funded in the current fiscal year. For significant changes of an existing software license such as more seats, new features and higher cost, please use the second procedure (NEW COURSE AND LAB DEVELOPMENT).
2) NEW COURSE AND LAB DEVELOPMENT
For new course and lab development proposals, please include the following details in the body of the email or attached document:
One or more faculty member names. Faculty may submit joint proposals.
b) SHORT NAME OF PROPOSAL:
A one line description of proposal.
c) ESTIMATED TOTAL COST:
d) DATE ITEMS ARE REQUIRED TO BE ONSITE:
e) PERMANENT LOCATION OF ITEMS:
Building, Room number. This will be used for delivery and inventory purposes.
f) DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS:
Attach recent vendor quotes that include vendor, manufacturer, model, unit cost, quantity, etc. For software indicate if this is a request for an enhancement (more seats, features) of an existing license or new software not currently available in EECS.
g) PROPOSED USAGE, PROGRAM IMPLICATIONS:
This is the most important part of the proposal. What will be the impact of this purchase on students enrolled in EECS courses in the current and future academic years? Include all course numbers and numbers of students per course per semester.