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Hardware Issue

Service Description

RITE Services can troubleshoot and repair hardware components or peripherals on campus-owned client devices.

Standard Features

RITE Services can troubleshoot and repair many hardware related problems including:

  • Issues related to batteries (e.g. laptop not charging) 
  • Issues related to devices or hard drives (e.g. computer not turning on)
  • Issues related to keyboards (e.g. missing keys) 
  • Issues related to memory/RAM (e.g. low memory errors)
  • Issues related to mice (e.g. unresponsive mouse)
  • Issues related to monitor/display (e.g. no video output) 
  • Issues related to network/NIC card (e.g. no Internet connectivity)
  • Issues related to optical drives (e.g. CD/DVD not playing)
  • Issues related to printers (e.g. printer is "offline") 
  • Issues related to projectors (e.g. display is dim)
  • Issues related to scanners (e.g. not recognized by computer)
  • Issues related to speakers (e.g. no sound)

Optional Features

Optional Service Features include:

  • Submit warranty claim to replace hardware components if necessary

Roles and Responsibilities

User Responsibilities:

  • User is responsible for providing details related to the request including their contact information, device name and location of affected computer(s), and detailed description of the problem.
  • User agrees to allow RITE Services staff to access their office to troubleshoot the hardware issue.
  • User agrees to allow RITE Services staff to access their computer(s) remotely to troubleshoot the hardware issue.
Please Note: Restarting the problem computer and/or peripheral resolves many hardware related issues. Before you proceed with opening a ticket with the RITE Support Desk, please make sure you have restarted your computer to see if this resolves the current issue you are having.

RITE Services Responsibilities:

  • RITE Services will assist with hardware that is not functioning properly. 
  • RITE Services will communicate the status of the request to the user as needed.

How to Request     

Click the Open a Ticket button and complete the request form.

If immediate assistance is required, please contact the RITE Support Desk:

Service Audience 

Faculty, Staff. 

Service Level Agreement

There is no Service Level Agreement (SLA) associated with this service. 

Service Pricing

Pricing is contingent upon warranty coverage.

Institutional Policies

Policy on the Use of Electronic Resources