Purchasing

UMN Morris Information Technology (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.

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

Dell

Dell sells devices to the University at a significant discount that includes a required three-year warranty. Whenever possible, UMN Morris IT purchases Dell devices in "bulk," at an additional discount not represented below. Prices are subject to change depending on inventory on hand and time of year.

Desktop: Dell Optiplex 5070 SFF (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7 CPU)
    • $990.40 (not including monitor or speakers)
    • Monitor - 23" Dell, $159.99
    • Sound bar or speakers - Sound bars have been discontinued; please contact us for options.
Laptop: Latitude 5400 (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, i7 CPU)
    • $1,199.99
    • Monitor - 23" Dell, $159.99
    • WD19 Dock - $149.99
Assorted Adapter Cables
  • Approximately $10 each; each situation can be unique.

Microsoft Surface Pro

Due to sharp price increases, we are not currently providing a standard configuration recommendation for this device. Please contact us for a direct quote should you desire a Microsoft Surface device.

Apple/Macintosh

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

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

    • $1,371
    • AppleCare Enterprise: add $175
    • 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)

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

  • $1,399
  • AppleCare Enterprise: add $175
  • Full Specs

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

  • $1,199
  • AppleCare Enterprise: add $175
  • Full Specs

Printers

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.