UNC Combined Pricing Initiative (CPI) combines the purchasing power of 17 UNC institutions to provide equal access to volume discounts on PC equipment purchases and related services. Participation is mandated by GA for all campuses, and each campus is required to make at least 80% of all PC purchases from the standard configurations available through the CPI.
- PC CPI purchases are made through the Dell Catalog available in 49erMart.
- CPI discounts for Apple purchases are obtain through participation in the Apple CPI quarterly "bulk buy" process.
- Department Technology Coordinators (DTCs) receive quarterly notices of these opportunities. ITS receives these notices and communicates with IT Partners.