Capital Purchases


This form is intended for Engineering Design Teams that would like to make a capital purchase for their team. A capital purchase can be defined as:

  • A purchase greater than $750 CAD (excluding tax and shipping), OR
  • A piece of equipment that has a multi-year lifespan AND that will not fit in a team’s designated design space, OR
  • A software or software licenses 

You do not need to complete this form if you are purchasing:

  • Consumables (for example: printer filament, raw materials, PPE)
  • A part of your prototype (for example: mold purchase, frames, etc.)

If you are unsure, please contact

Process for submitting a request

You will need to demonstrate that this request cannot be fulfilled through any of the equipment or software presently available to your group or its members.

  1. Students may have access to other workshop spaces through their home departments (ex. IGEN, MECH)
  2. Please refer to the following links for some of the most commonly requested items:
    1. IT & Software
    2. Design Team Equipment

If none of the above resources can provide you with the equipment necessary for your project, please fill out the form linked below and send the completed version to

Capital Purchases Form

Timeline: 4-6 weeks, depending on other resources/units

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