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Faculty Computer Upgrades

Every year, usually in the fall, the Office of the Provost sends an email announcing the upgrade program for tenured and tenure-track faculty with older computers. For more information regarding this program, please call the Provost's Office (215-895-2200).

Available Computers

Apple iPad Air 64GB WiFi + Cellular with case

Picture Apple iPad Air 64GB WiFi + Cellular with case
Computer Type Tablet
Processor A7
Operating System Apple iOS
Display Retina display - 9.7‑inch (diagonal) LED
Memory (RAM) 64GB
Hard Drive n/a
Optical Drive n/a
Network Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) + 4G
Expansion
Video 2048-by-1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
Battery Life Up to 10 hours (wi-fi)
Weight 1.05 lbs.
EPEAT Rating
Additional Information
  • 5 Megapixel iSight Camera
  • 1080p HD Video Recording

App purchases and 4G data plan are not covered by the University. If electing to use the cellular 4G connectivity, user will be responsible for monthly fees with selected provider (AT&T or Verizon).  You sign up for 4G service right on your iPad.

Please note that when selecting an iPad, there can be no data transfer from another computer, this will need to be handled by the user.  The iPad is a unique device intended to compliment an existing computer and in fact requires a computer for some operations.  Please see Apple's iPad information page (http://www.apple.com/ipad/specs/) for additional details.
 

Apple iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular with case

Picture Apple iPad mini 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular with case
Computer Type Tablet
Processor A7
Operating System Apple iOS
Display Retina Display - 7.9‑inch (diagonal) LED
Memory (RAM) 64GB
Hard Drive n/a
Optical Drive n/a
Network Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) + 4G
Expansion
Video
Battery Life Up to 10 hours (wi-fi)
Weight 0.75 lbs
EPEAT Rating
Additional Information
  • 5MP iSight Camera
  • 1080p HD Video Recording
App purchases and 4G data plan are not covered by the University. If electing to use the cellular 4G connectivity, user will be responsible for monthly fees with selected provider (AT&T or Verizon).  You sign up for 4G service right on your iPad.
Please note that when selecting an iPad, there can be no data transfer from another computer, this will need to be handled by the user.  The iPad is a unique device intended to compliment an existing computer and in fact requires a computer for some operations.  Please see Apple's iPad information page (http://www.apple.com/ipad/specs/) for additional details.
 

Dell Latitude 5440 Touch

Picture Dell Latitude 5440 Touch
Computer Type Laptop - 14"
Processor 4th gen Intel Core i5-4300U Processor (1.9 GHz, 3M Cache)
Operating System Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
Display 14" Widescreen TOUCH
Memory (RAM) 8GB
Hard Drive 500GB 5400RPM
Optical Drive DVD +/-RW Media Bay Drive
Network RJ45 for Gigabit Ethernet/Dual Band Wireless- 802.11ac/a/b/g/n 2x2 + Bluetooth 4.0
Expansion
Video Intel Integrated HD 4400 Graphics
Battery Life 5hrs 17min
Weight 5.11 lbs
EPEAT Rating Gold
Additional Information

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch

Picture Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch
Computer Type Laptop - 13"
Processor 2.6GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5
Operating System Apple OSX
Display 13" Retina Display
Memory (RAM) 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM
Hard Drive 256GB PCIe-based Flash Storage
Optical Drive Apple USB SuperDrive
Network
Expansion
Video 2560 x 1600 pixel
Battery Life Up to 9 Hours
Weight 3.46 lbs
EPEAT Rating
Additional Information
  • 2 USB3 ports
  • 2 Thunderbolt ports
  • HDMI port

Dell Latitude Ultrabook 7240 Touch

Picture Dell Latitude Ultrabook 7240 Touch
Computer Type Laptop - 12.5"
Processor 4th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U Processor (1.9 GHz, 3M Cache) (338-BCKI)
Operating System Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit
Display 12.5" Widescreen TOUCH
Memory (RAM) 8GB
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
Optical Drive External USB DVD
Network RJ45 for Gigabit Ethernet/Dual Band Wireless- 802.11ac/a/b/g/n 2x2 + Bluetooth 4.0
Expansion 3 USB3 ports, mini-DisplayPort, HDMI, docking connector
Video Intel Integrated HD 4400 Graphics
Battery Life 6 hrs 16 min
Weight 3.31 lbs.
EPEAT Rating Gold
Additional Information

Dell Optiplex 9020 All-in-One Touch

Picture Dell Optiplex 9020 All-in-One Touch
Computer Type Desktop - 23"
Processor Intel Core I5-4570S Processor (Quad Core, 2.90GHz Turbo, 6MB, w/ HD Graphics 4600)
Operating System Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
Display 23" WLED
Memory (RAM) 8GB
Hard Drive 500GB
Optical Drive 8X DVD+/- RW
Network Integrated Intel® I217LM Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000
Expansion
Video Intel Integrated HD Graphics 4600
Battery Life n/a
Weight n/a
EPEAT Rating Gold; ENERGY STAR 5.2
Additional Information

Apple iMac 21.5-inch

Picture Apple iMac 21.5-inch
Computer Type Desktop - 21.5"
Processor 2.7GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5
Operating System Apple OSX
Display 21.5 Inch - 1920x1080 pixel
Memory (RAM) 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2X4GB
Hard Drive 1TB Serial ATA Drive @ 5400 rpm
Optical Drive
Network
Expansion
Video Intel Iris Pro Graphics
Battery Life
Weight
EPEAT Rating
Additional Information
  • 4 USB3 Ports
  • 2 Thunderbolt Ports
  • SDXC card slot
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Apple Wireless Keyboard

Donating Computers

When upgrading computers or peripherals, consider donating to TechServ. TechServ is a student organization that refurbishes and donates systems to people in need. Most computers and peripherals from within the last 5-10 years are acceptable for donation.