Technology Solutions Centre (TSC)

The Technology Solutions Centre (TSC) provides assistance to faculty and staff with institutional technology acquisitions. Contact the the , for demonstrations, answers to your questions about standard desktops, laptops, audiovisual equipment, and custom computer configurations.


April 2022: We've worked closely with Microserve and Purchasing Services to streamline the ordering process for standard computers. The standard computer ordering pages and TSC PDF quote generator has been replaced by Microserve's web portal!

The Microserve portal lets you browse all UVic standard equipment and accessories, including:

  • Windows desktops and laptops
  • Apple desktops and laptops
  • Monitors, keyboards, mice, and more
  • Audiovisual* accessories like webcams, headsets, and display adapters

You can also create saved carts, check stock levels, monitor order status, and find information from your previous orders! 

*For digital signage and video collaboration equipment, please continue to use the TSC pages linked below. 

TSC standard computers include Windows desktops and laptops
TSC standard computers include mac desktops and laptops

Looking for UVic standard computers and accessories?


Sign in to the Microserve portal using your NetLink ID


You can use the portal to submit standard orders directly to Microserve or to generate quotes for your WebReqs. Check out our FAQ page for more information about the Microserve portal. You can also find instructions for the Apple Store for Education.

Need a hand with using the portal?

We have tutorial videos and step-by-step instructions for general users and approvers.

General users include people creating a shopping cart as well as quotes for WebReqs.


Looking for other UVic standard equipment and software?


Cellphones & telephones