Technology Acquisition Oversight Statement: I5-A


South Plains College mandates review and oversight of all information technology resource related acquisitions. This includes, but is not limited to computing hardware, software, peripherals, classroom technology, video development, 2-way radios, phones, TVs, security equipment and services (including electronic subscriptions), regardless of the source of funds and method or location of use. SPC designates the College designated Associate Dean of Information Services (acting as the Information Resource Manager, IRM) and his/her designee with the oversight for these acquisitions and/or gifts.


All information technology resource related acquisitions and gifts must be reviewed by the SPC Information Services Department and receive approval, prior to a formal submission of request for acquisition or acceptance of gift.


SPC-IS and the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs will jointly review acquisitions as necessary to ensure compatibility with existing technology, sustainability and consistency with campus direction and mission.

Related Policies, References and Attachments:

An index of approved SPC-IS policies can be found on the SPC Information Technology Services Policies website at Reference materials, legal compliance guidelines, and policy enforcement are available in the IA-Policy Compliance Document. The SPC Information Security Program and SPC Information Security User Guide are also available on the Information Technology Services Policies website.

DIR Security Controls Catalog Control Group: SA-2


Approved: Executive Council, 8/6/2018

Next Review: October 1, 2020