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University Funded Purchases

Review the 2 Tiers below to identify which group applies to the user's computing needs.

Tier 1 Users: Standard users whose daily work and job functions require basic system applications with low system requirements. Some application examples are:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, etc.)
  • Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project
  • Web-based applications
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Panopto
  • SPSS and SAS *Basic analysis
  • Zoom
  • Creative Cloud (Photoshop, etc.) *Small basic projects

Review a list of Tier 1 PCs

Tier 2 Users: Users whose daily work and job functions require advance system applications with specific system requirements beyond what is included in Tier1 models. Some application examples are:

  • Creative Cloud (Photoshop, etc.) *Daily complex projects
  • Analytics applications for complex statistical analysis and research
  • SPSS and SAS *Complex analysis
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) software
  • Basic video editing software

All Tier 2 models will incur an additional cost to the departments.

Review a list of Tier 2 PCs

If there are any questions as to which Tier is best, please place a help desk ticket under the following request type: Information Technology > Computers and Printers > IT Quotes.​

Tier 1 Options Assigned To The University Funded Recycling Program:

Note: Vendor model, specifications, and price are subject to change based on product availability.

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Dell 5420

Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop w/ dock

[Cost: $0.00 with University Replacement Program]

  • Processor: 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.6GHz, up to 4.4GHz, vPro)
  • Memory: 16GB (1x16GB), DDR4 Non-ECC
  • Video Card: Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics, Thunderbolt
  • Hard Drive: M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive
  • Screen: 14.0” HD (1920x1080), Non-Touch Anti-Glare LCD
  • Optical Drive: NONE
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Education
  • Color: Aluminum
  • Web Cam: HD+IR Camera and Microphone
  • Wireless Card: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 .11ax 160MHz + Bluetooth 5.1
  • Warranty: 4 Year Basic Hardware Service
  • Battery: 4 Cell 63Whr ExpressChargeTM Capable Battery
  • Absolute DDS (Computrace) Theft Protection
  • Weight: 3.09lbs

Faculty Members: receive HDMI Cable with Latitude 5420 University Replacements

Optional: Carrying case, external optical drive, and additional monitors are not included and must be purchased separately.

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Macbook Air

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air

[Cost: $301.74 with University Replacement Program]

  • Processor: Apple M1 chip with 8‑core CPU, 7‑core GPU and 16‑core Neural Engine
  • Memory: 16GB unified memory
  • Video Card: M1 7-core GPU
  • Storage: 256GB SSD Storage
  • Screen: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Optical Drive: NONE
  • Operating System: macOS Big Sur
  • Color: Space Gray
  • Web Cam: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Speakers: Stereo Speakers
  • Warranty: 4 Year AppleCare+
  • Battery: Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery
  • Computrace Theft Protection
  • Weight: 2.8lbs

*Note: This device contains Two (2) Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C ports only. Standard USB Flash drives and devices, display cables such as VGA, HDMI, etc. require adapters to be functional.

Faculty Members: receive One (1) Apple Digital A/V Adapter and HDMI cable for Apple MacBook University Replacements.

Optional: carrying case, external optical drive, Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C Adapters, and additional monitors are not included and must be purchased separately.

Tier 2 Options Assigned To The University Funded Recycling Program:

Additional cost to the Department/Organization is reflected in the pricing information below each model. Note: Vendor model, specifications, and price are subject to change based on product availability.

Dell

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Dell Precision 5560

Dell Precision 5560

[Cost: TBD with University Replacement Program]

  • Processor: Intel Core Processor i7-11850H (8 Core, 24MB Cache, 2.50 GHz to 4.80 GHz, 45W, vPro)
  • Memory: 16 GB, 2x8 GB, DDR4, 3200MHz, Non-ECC, SODIMM
  • Video Card: Nvidia T1200 graphics
  • Storage: 256GB, M.2 2230 Gen 3 PCIe x4 NVMe, Solid State Drive
  • Screen: 15.6" (1920x1200) UltraSharp FHD+
  • Optical Drive: NONE
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Color: Silver
  • Web Cam: 720p at 30 fps HD camera, Dual-array microphones
  • Wireless Card: Wireless Card: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 .11ax 160MHz + Bluetooth 5.1
  • Speakers: Stereo Speakers
  • Warranty: 4 Year Basic Hardware Service
  • Battery: 6-cell 86 Whr Lithium Ion battery with ExpressCharge
  • Computrace Theft Protection
  • Weight: 4.5lbs

Optional: Upgraded Memory to 32/64GB, 512GB/1TB Solid State Drive. Carrying case, docking station, external optical drive, and additional monitors are not included and must be purchased separately.

Apple

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Macbook pro

MacBook Pro 13-inch (Apple M1 Chip + Touch Bar) w/ dock

[Cost: $631.74 with University Replacement Program]

  • Processor: Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine
  • Memory: 16GB unified memory
  • Video card: Apple M1 Chip 8-core GPU
  • Hard drive: 256 SSD storage
  • Screen: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Optical Drive: NONE
  • Operating System: MacOS Big Sur
  • Color: Space Gray
  • Web Cam: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Speakers: Stereo Speakers
  • Warranty: 4 Year AppleCare+
  • Battery: Built-in 58.2-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • Computrace Theft Protection
  • Weight: 3.0lbs

Note: This device contains Two (2) Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C ports only. Standard USB Flash drives and devices, display cables such as VGA, HDMI, etc. require adapters to be functional.

Faculty Members: receive One (1) Apple Digital A/V Adapter and HDMI cable for Apple MacBook University Replacements.

Optional: carrying case, external optical drive, Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C Adapters, and additional monitors are not included and must be purchased separately.