Morris IT staff will purchase computers, laptops, tablets, and printers for campus employees. The following standard configurations, designed to fulfill University enterprise and network security requirements, should meet the needs of most users.

To purchase a standard configuration device, contact ummhelp@morris.umn.edu.

Tech Fee funding may be applicable to your purchase.

UMM Information Technology is dedicated to providing sustainable technology whenever possible.  In addition to complying with the Regents policy, all UMM Information Technology standard configurations are EPEAT Gold rated products.  


Dell sells devices to the University at a significant discount that includes a required three-year warranty. Prices are subject to change.

Desktop: 5060sff (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i5)
    • $750 (This price does NOT include a monitor or soundbar. Be aware that IT does not always have monitors on hand and you should consider buying one.)
    • Full specs
    • Monitor - 23" Dell, $160
    • Sound bar - AC511 for P2317H, AE515M for P2319H, $27. (If you bought/received your new monitor after approximately 9/1/2017, you received the P2319H.)
Laptop: Latitude 5490 (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i5)
    • $1,166.01
    • Full specs
    • Monitor - 23" Dell, $160.  NOTE - This device is not compatible with the previous EPortPlus Dock.  If you need a dock, it will be the WD15 (below).
Dock: WD15
    • Approximately $140
    • 130W power supply
    • You will likely need to buy cords or adapters with your dock, especially if you will be connecting monitors. They cost approximately $10 each. 

Microsoft Surface Pro

Due to sharp price increases, we are not currently providing a standard configuration recommendation for this device.  


Apple/Macintosh devices must be purchased through the University Bookstore.  AppleCare warranty must be purchased for each device.  Prices are subject to change.

Desktop: iMac 21" (8GB RAM, 1TB  Fusion, i5)

    • $1,371 (add an additional $120 for AppleCare)
    • Full specs
    • Does not include a keyboard with a numeric keypad.  This is now considered an extended keyboard and costs approximately $130 more.
    • There is no CD/DVD drive.  They can be purchased separately for approximately $80.

Laptop: Macbook Pro 13 (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i5)

Note: The standard configuration Macbook Pro laptop now comes with 2 Thunderbolt Ports (one of which is needed when charging) and a headphone jack (audio in/out). There is no DVD drive. There is no touch bar.  There are no ports for flash drives or other USB devices. There is no HDMI port or any other type of monitor/display connection. There is no Ethernet port for connecting to the internet through a cable.

If you need more ports or docking ability, we recommend this 13Port dock (photo) that we will purchase for you along with your laptop.

Air: Macbook Air 13 (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7)

  • $1,136 (add an additional $200 for AppleCare)
  • Full Specs


PLEASE NOTE: Wireless printing is not permitted on the UMM network.

MANUAL duplexing requires you to physically turn the paper over yourself if you want to make two-sided copies.

Black and White Laser Jet Printer, manual duplexing, HP M506n, approximately $500.
Black and White Laser Jet Printer, auto duplexing, HP M506dn, approximately $570.
Color Laser Jet Printer, manual duplexing, HP M553n, approximately $480.
Color Laser Jet Printer, auto duplexing, HP M553dn, approximately $640.  

ONE-PERSON option:  A less robust option, the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M426fdn black and white printer, is available for small or one-person offices.  Information can be found here but the price is actually closer to $300.