Purchasing Technology

Hardware Purchasing

UMN Morris Information Technology (IT) purchases computers, laptops, tablets, printers, and some peripherals for campus departments. To purchase computer and peripheral equipment, contact ummhelp@morris.umn.edu

Request a Purchase or Device Consultation

Guiding Principles & General Standards

UMN Morris IT is dedicated to providing sustainable technology whenever possible.  In addition to complying with the Regents policy, Univeristy Security Policy, and other requirements, all UMN Morris Information Technology standard configurations are EPEAT Gold rated products.

Our standard configurations are designed for a four- to five-year device lifecycle. The prices listed on this page are for budgeting/estimation purposes; prices may fluctuate throughout a given fiscal year.

The UMN Morris device standard consists of the following:

  • Intel core i7 CPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Solid State Disk (SSD)
  • Compatible device encryption technology (TPM chip)

Windows Devices

Dell is our preferred vendor for Windows-based devices. Dell devices come with a standard four-year warranty included in the price. We are able to obtain quotes for Microsoft Surface devices if/as necessary.

Desktop: Dell Optiplex 5090 (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7 CPU)

  • Computer Only: $915.00

Laptop: Dell Latitude 5420 (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7 CPU)

  • Computer Only: $1,200.00
  • Laptop Dock: add $150.00

Peripheral Devices

  • 23" Standard Monitor: $140.00
  • 24" Monitor/Laptop Dock Combo: $255.00
  • High-Definition Webcam: $40.00
  • Wireless Keyboard/Mouse Combo: $35.00

Apple / MacOS Devices

Apple and MacOS devices are purchased at time of request; each will be ordered with the $175.00 three-year AppleCare for Enterprise (warranty) coverage included in the estimated list price.

Desktop: iMac 21" (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7 CPU)

  • Computer Only: $2,000.00

Desktop Alternative: Mac Mini (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7 CPU)

  • Computer Only (no monitor): $1,400.00
  • 23" Standard Monitor: add $135.00
  • 27" High-Definition Monitor: add $350.00

Laptop: MacBook 13" (16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, i7 CPU)

  • MacBook Air: $1,670.00
  • MacBook Pro: $2,000.00
  • Laptop Dock: add $150.00

Tablet: iPad

  • Contact us for quote/specifications

Peripheral Devices

  • Apple Magic Keyboard: $100.00
  • Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric (10-key) Keypad: $130.00
  • Apple Magic Mouse: $80.00
  • Apple Magic Trackpad: $130.00

Departmental Printers

HP is our preferred make of departmental printers. It is important to note that wireless printers are not allowed on the UMN Morris wireless network. Departmental printers require a wired network port, and wireless-only devices (e.g. laptops) can be configured to print to wired printers. Please contact us for a quote, as printer prices and exact models often change.

Black and White Printer: HP M506dn

  • Starting at $450.00

Color Printer: HP M553dn

  • Starting at $600.00