Hardware Information for Faculty and Staff

All prices on this website are estimates.   Prices change frequently.  Actual price of equipment will be determined at the time of the order.

All computers, tablets and devices that have access to store electronic files MUST be encrypted if they contain private information or have access to private information.  This includes email, student grades, and  financial information as well as any other personal data regarding WSU employees or students.

There is a very strict requirement from MNSCU (MNSCU Board policy 5.23.1.3) that all University owned or leased computing devices must have data erased prior to disposal or re-deployment of that device.   If you have a University owned or leased desktop computer, laptop computer, iPad,  or tablet device that is ready for disposal OR will be transferred from one individual to another, then you MUST contact the Technical Support Center to erase data.  Even if the device is transferred from one individual to another within the same department the MNSCU requirement to erase data applies.

 

Desktop Computers

The following desktops are approved and recommended by the WSU IT Department.  To order one of these desktops note the desktop model number (from the list below) and your departmental account number here:  Desktop order request.

Non-standard computing devices:  Users requesting to order a computing devices such as tablets, desktops, or laptops not listed on this site MUST obtain IT department approval BEFORE the order is placed.  This approval is to ensure that all devices comply with MNSCU security requirements, appropriate use policies, and purchasing policies.  Click here for requesting review of Non-Standard computing devices.

Dell Optiplex 7010 - $844.27

Intel i5 Quad CoreProcessor 3.2GHz
8GB DDR3 Ram
250GB Hard Drive
AMD RADEON™ HD 7570 1GB DDR3 DP/DVI w/VGA & DVI
16X DVD+/-RW SATA
Wired Keyboard and Mouse
3 year basic warranty

Apple iMac 21.5” Widescreen $1548.00

2.7GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5
8GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x2GB
1TB Serial ATA Drive
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 512MB GDDR5
8x double-layer SuperDrive
Wired Apple Mouse and Wired Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac

Laptop Computers

WSU has a laptop program in place for WSU, Faculty, Staff and Students.  This program provides a standard set of software and hardware for our network users and provides a very stable computing environment for our campus.  Before considering the purchase of a laptop please review the current DLL program and contact the Technical Support Center about all of the laptop options currently available.  The Technical Support Center can work with you to ensure that purchased laptops meet all requirements for security and will meet standards to ensure a stable environment for our campus community.

 

Monitors

The following monitors are recommended by the WSU IT department, to order a monitor from the list below (or if you have a monitor not listed below) list the monitor model number and your department account number here:  Monitor order request.

Viewsonic VX2270SMH-LED $152.67

22" LED Widescreen with Speakers
Item# 14806857

Viewsonic  VA2451m -LED $ 158.50

24" LED Widescreen with speakers
Item# 14294450

Dell Professional 22-inch Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor $171.59

LED monitor with Tilt  / Swivel / Height Adjustable stand 3 Year Warranty
Dell Part# P22133Y

Dell Ultra Sharp U2412M  24-inch Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor - $ 288.59

LED monitor with Tilt / Pivot / Swivel / Height Adjustable stand 3 Year Warranty
Dell Part# U24123Y

 

Printers

The following printers are recommended and approved by the WSU IT Department.  To order one of these printers note the printer model number (from the list below) and your departmental account number here: Printer order request.

Note: Non-Standard printing devices: Users requesting to order printing devices that are not listed on this site MUST obtain IT department approval BEFORE the order is placed. This approval is to ensure that all devices comply with MNSCU security requirements, appropriate use policies, and purchasing policies. Click here for requesting review of Non-Standard printing device

HP Laserjet Pro M401dn - $349.00

  • The M401dn is suggested for only 700 pages a month.
  • We will hook this printer up by USB to a single computer.
  • USB cable is not included and must be order separately- approximate cost $10- $15
  • We will not set this printer up as a network printer.

HP Laserjet Pro Color M451DN (CE957A) - $499.00

  • The M451dn is suggested for only 700 pages a month.
  • We will hook this printer up by USB to a single computer.
  • USB cable is not included and must be order separately- approximate cost $10- $15
  • We will not set this printer up as a network printer.

HP Laserjet M602DN - $1078.00

  • 52 pages per minute, and recommended for up to 15,000 pages per month.

HP Laserjet M603DN - $1559.00

  • 62 pages per minute and recommended for up to 20,000 pages per month.

HP Color Laserjet M551DN – 879.00

  • 33 pages per minute and recommended for up to 5,000 pages per month.

HP Color Laserjet CP4525DN - $1579.00

  • 42 pages per minute and recommended for up to 10,000 pages per month

Multifunction Printers

HP Laserjet M525 MFP - $1729.00

HP Laserjet M525f MFP - $1970.00

*this model includes fax

HP Laserjet Color M575f MFP - $2529.00

*this model includes fax

The prices on the HP website may be different than the WSU prices.

Tablet Devices

Currently WSU has a program in place for tablet devices for faculty.  At this time, the iPad Mini, and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 are the only devices that are recommended at WSU.  Pricing and model numbers for purchasing these devices are constantly changing please contact the Technical Support Center if you want to purchase a tablet device.  

 

HP Laptop Docking stations

The following HP Docking stations are recommended by the WSU IT department, to order a device from the list below list the name of the device and your department account number here:  HP Docking Station order request

EliteBook 8470 (Summer 2013 Model)

HP 90W Docking Station- $99.00

  • One external VGA monitor and one DVI can be connected to the docking station at the same time, allowing for dual monitors.

EliteBook 840 (Summer 2014 Model)

HP Ultra Slim Docking Station - $106.00

  • One external VGA monitor and one Display Port adapter can be connected to the docking station at the same time, allowing for dual monitors.

Document Scanners

There are many different types of document scanners.   Please contact the Technical Support Center to obtain recommendations for the type of scanners that would best meet your needs. Click here to Request Scanner recommendations.

General Inquiries

Click here for other questions or inquiries about electronic equipment.