Computer Packages for University Employees

Get up and running quickly with the technology needed to work from anywhere.  Designed for Northeastern University staff and faculty, the following provide standard configuration options for laptops and bundles of accessories, delivered to you.

Due to the global supply chain issues, expect significant delays on certain devices and accessories. Please plan accordingly and consider alternatives, when possible.

Select a Laptop for University Use

All Northeastern faculty and staff members choosing a university-owned and managed computer can select from one of the below laptops, available in macOS and Windows options. Laptops will be shipped to the employee’s preferred address and will arrive ready to log in and use with minimal setup, allowing for mobility and the flexibility to work from anywhere. All laptops, and the optional accessory bundles designed to provide a desktop-like experience, also come with support and warranty services via the IT Service Desk. See below for more information about the available packages and submit a request to purchase through the Tech Service Portal.

Note: All pricing is subject to change. Final pricing information will be provided by ITS Finance at the time the purchase is made.

macOS

Each macOS option includes an Apple MacBook Pro laptop and warranty.

macOS Option 1
Apple M2 MacBook Air 13″
macOS Option 2
Apple MacBook Pro 14″
macOS Option 3
Apple MacBook Pro 16″
Ideal for most users, a computer good for web browsing, video conferencing, and running common software packagesIdeal for IT pros, designers, those working with Big Data, and other Apple users who need a more powerful computerIdeal for Apple users who require the most powerful option, such as those creating and working with graphics and multimedia
13″ display
M2 pro-chip processor
16GB unified memory
256 SSD
2 USB-4/Thunderbolt ports
1 Headphone jack
14″ display
M1 pro-chip processor and
14-core GPU
16GB unified memory
HDMI port and SDXC card slot
512 GB SSD
3 USB-4/Thunderbolt ports
1 Headphone jack
16″ display
M1 max chip and 32-core GPU
32GB RAM
HDMI port and SDXC card slot
1TB SSD
3 USB-4/Thunderbolt ports
1 Headphone jack

Windows

Windows options come with a Microsoft Surface Pro 7, keyboard cover, pen, and warranty.

Windows Option 1
Surface Pro 8
Windows Option 2
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4
Windows Option 3
Microsoft Laptop Studio
Ideal for most users, a PC well-suited for web browsing, video conferencing, and running common software packagesIdeal for IT pros, designers, those working with Big Data, and other Windows users who need a more powerful PCIdeal for IT pros, designers, those working with Big Data, and other Windows users who need a more powerful PC.
13″ display
Intel core i5
16GB RAM
256 SSD
2 USB-4
1 Headphone jack
1 Surface Dock connector
13″ display
Intel core i7
16 GB RAM
512 SSD
1 USB-3
1 USB-C
1 Headphone jack
1 Surface Dock connector
15” display
Intel core i7
32 GB RAM
1 TB SSD
2 USB-4
1 Headphone jack
1 Surface Dock connector

Dell

Dell packages include wireless keyboards and mouse, and USB-4/thunderbolt dock.

Dell Option 1
Latitude 5430
Dell Option 2
Latitude 5430
Dell Option 3
Precision 3570
Ideal for most users, a PC well-suited for web browsing, video conferencing, and running common software packagesIdeal for IT pros, designers, those working with Big Data, and other Windows users who need a more powerful PCIdeal for PC users who require the most powerful option, such as those creating and working with graphics and multimedia
14” display 
Intel Core i5 
16 GB RAM 
256 GB SSD 
2 USB-4 
2 USB-3.2
1 HDMI  
1 headphone jack
SD card slot
14” display 
Intel Core i7 
16 GB RAM 
512 GB SSD 
2 USB-4 
2 USB-3.2
1 HDMI 2.0 
1 headphone jack 
SD card slot
15” display
Intel Core i7
32 GB RAM
1 TB SSD
2 USB-4
2 USB-3.2
1 headphone jack
SD card reader

Optional Add-On Desktop Kits

The following kits may be added on to any laptop purchase. These kits package accessories together to provide a desktop-like experience.

macOS Trackpad Kit

This kit is for a macOS device and includes the following:

  • Magic Trackpad
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Samsung S60UA Series, 27″, QHD

macOS Mouse Kit

This kit is for a macOS device and includes the following:

  • Magic Mouse
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Samsung S60UA Series, 27″, QHD

Windows Mouse Kit

This kit for Surface Pro includes the following:

  • Surface Dock
  • Surface ARC Mouse
  • Surface Keyboard
  • Samsung S60UA Series, 27″, QHDMini-Displayport to HDMI adapter

Purchase Other Devices for University Use

Looking for other computer options for specialized needs? Northeastern has partnered with SHI to offer educational discounts on a variety of devices and accessories. Request a quote from SHI directly by emailing newenglandedu@shi.com. Once you receive your quote, review it with your manager and submit it to your financial approver for approval and purchasing.

Get Support

Receive device support from the IT Service Desk.

Via email, via chat, or by phone.

Call 617.373.4357 or find additional ways to get answers to your tech questions

Get Ready For Your New Device

Learn how to set up a new university managed laptop once it arrives at your remote work location.