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IT Inventory Self Reporting eForm Inventory Sticker Guide Surplus of Technology


Part 1: The Purpose of IT Inventory Management

IT inventory management is important for the following reasons:

Part 2: IT Inventory Self Reporting eForm

The IT Inventory Self Reporting eForm is for submitting updates to user/location information related to IT hardware. Devices to submit a form for include:

  • Computers
    • Desktops
    • Laptops
    • All-in-Ones
    • 2-in-1 and Detachables (Surface, etc.)
  • Computer Monitors
  • Docking Stations
  • Printing Devices
    • Printers
    • Fax Machines
    • Multifunction Devices i.e. Copiers
    • All-in-Ones (Print, Scan, and Copy)
  • Other Mobile Devices
    • Chromebooks
    • iPads

Part 3: Asset Tags / Inventory Stickers

UWEC uses Asset Tags on a variety of items:

  • Standard Inventory
  • Capital Inventory
  • Support Based Inventory

For examples of asset/inventory tags, refer to the Inventory Sticker Guide[HyperlinkToKB].

Part 4: Device Serial Numbers

IT Hardware Assets have Serial Numbers (or Service Tags) created by the manufacturer/vendor. The following pictures provide examples of where to find the Serial Number/Service Tag:

Desktop Computers
  • Dell (on the top or side)

  • Apple (iMac - Under the foot/base, Mac Mini - on the bottom)

  • Dell (on the bottom)

  • Apple (on the bottom)

  • Dell (on the back)

Docking Stations
  • Dell (on the bottom)

  • Apple (CalDigit - on the back)

Mobile Devices
  • Microsoft Surface (under the kickstand)

  • Apple iPad (on the back)


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