Device LifeCycle

Beginning of life

WSU ITS will receive the new device and catalogue it.

During life

Departments are responsible for the following during the life of the device

  • completing annual inventory list
  • Notifying WSU ITS if the device is assigned to a different end user
  • Notifying WSU ITS if the device is moved to another location
  • WSU ITS is responsible for ensuring that the device remains in compliance with IT security guidelines as set forth in the State Legislative Audit, including but not limited to operating system and antivirus updates.

End of life

  • Department completes the property transfer form
  • Department ensures devices such as tablets and smartphones have all accounts and passwords removed.
  • Department informs WSU ITS or designated departmental IT that associates with your college or division for disposal of data and information.
  • WSU ITS or designated departmental IT that associates with your college or division will dispose the data and will sign off the property transfer sheet.
  • Department is required to follow the property transfer form instructions to finalize the equipment transfer to the Warehouse.