Cell Phone Policy

Acquire a Business Cell Phone

  • Faculty, staff and students may use electronic communications equipment and services for the purpose of conducting official university business; review UC Policy BFB-G-46
  • Employees using such equipment must complete an Electronic Equipment Agreement Form (PDF) and kept on file in the department
  • Documenting calls (date, phone #, person called and purpose) is not required if the employee stays within the minutes assigned
  • For phones shared by multiple employees
    • Documenting outgoing and incoming calls is required
    • No personal calls are allowed
  • Utilize PALCard to pay for the purchase of cell phone equipment and monthly cell phone service
  • Provide the name of the cell phone user when setting up the account billing (PDF) with the selected provider
  • The department name and billing address on the cellular account must match the PALCardholder's billing information
  • Only university addresses may be used in the billing, as the equipment remains university property
  • Cell phones are university property and must be returned to Equipment Management when no longer used
  • Send a completed Surplus Pickup Request, along with the phone(s) to: Equipment Management at 131 Innovation Dr. #250, Irvine, 92617

Employee discounts for personal cell phones

Go into corporate retail location of your choice and get assistance in adding employee discount. An employee ID card will be required.

You can also visit the links below: