Mobile Device Purchase


This service is used to request the purchase of a new UFV-issued mobile device for eligible employees. This request must be submitted by a member of the Authorized Account Requester group. 

Please Note: An authorization request will be sent to the Spending Authority of the budget code provided for approval.

To learn more about the standard UFV Roger's plan and how to prepare and back up your previous mobile in preparation for a new device, see the Mobile Phone GuideIf you are traveling outside of Canada, learn more about the Rogers Tier Roaming Plan that will be automatically applied to your account.

If you are needing to upgrade your current UFV-issued mobile device, contact to inquire if you are eligible. 

Rogers Preferred Program for Personal Devices

UFV employees may receive discounts on personal mobile phone plans, devices, and accessories. To explore discounts, please visit Rogers Preferred Program and enter the access key: GOV.

Information Required

UFV employees that are part of the Authorized Account Requestors group can complete the Mobile Device Purchase Request form to request the purchase of a new UFV-issued mobile device for an eligible employee.

You will need the following information to complete the request form:

  • Employee name (for new device)
  • Employment Type ( i.e. permanent, contract, sessional, temporary or student)
  • For existing UFV mobile device plans, current phone number of device
  • If the device will require a new SIM card
  • Required date of activation
  • If you require a quote before purchase
  • Manufacturer, model, colour, and storage size of the device; visit Rogers Mobility to view available devices
  • If porting (moving) a personal number to the new device, current mobile number, account number, and carrier
  • If you require a new case, enter the case name and model in the Additional Comments field
  • Budget Code
  • Spending Authority name


Click on the "Submit Mobile Device Purchase Request" button and complete all required fields on the form. 

The employee submitting this request must be part of the Authorized Account Requestors group.  Authorized Account Requestors include:

  • Department Assistant (or an Administrative Assistant e.g., Executive Assistant, Program Assistant, etc., authorized by Director)
  • Department Head
  • Dean
  • VP / AVP
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Employees on the Exceptions List (internal list maintained by IT Services)

More information can be found in the Mobile Phone Guide.


Contact the OCIO Administrative Assistant, or check the ticket status in the Online Portal for updates.

Submit Mobile Device Purchase Request

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