Computers for Departmental Purchases

Southern Miss Supported Configurations

Approved NotebooksApproved Desktops
Dell Latitude SeriesDell Optiplex Series
MacBookMac Pro
Macbook ProiMac
Macbook AirMac Mini

Standard Models (purchase through SOAR)

SOAR menu path: USM Utilities > USM iTech Purchase > Use > User Department Purchase (Only budget authorities can view the menu path and place orders). For directions click here (3-page PDF).

Click on the images below to view pricing information and specifications.

Dell Latitude E5540 Base NotebookDell Optiplex 9020 (Small Form Factor) Base Desktop
Dell Latitude E5490
Base Notebook

Dell OptiPlex 7050 Base Desktop
(Small Form Factor)

Dell Latitude E5550 Base Notebook

Dell Latitude E5590
High End Notebook

Dell Optiplex 7050 (Mini-Tower)
High End Desktop

Dell Monitor

Dell Docking Station

Dell Monitor

Dell WD15 Docking Station

(only compatible with the Dell Latitude E5480 Base Notebook & Dell Latitude E5580 High End Notebook)

Apple 13" MacBook ProApple 21.5" iMac

Apple 13" MacBook Pro
Base Notebook

*Touch Bar Model available upon request

Apple iMac 21.5"
Base Desktop

Purchases on the above equipment may take two to three weeks for completion/delivery.


Recommended Exceptions and Accessories

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Dell AccessoriesApple logoLoJack for Laptops
Dell AccessoriesApple StoreLoJack for Laptops

Custom Configurations

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Any configuration outside our Standard Models or Recommended Exceptions will not be supported by iTech.

If you need a computer configured outside of our recommended standard configurations, you will need to obtain a quote and submit it along with a business case to the Procurement Specialist. After reviewing your case, it may be submitted for IT governance approval.

To download non-standard computer form, click here (2-page PDF).

Your business case will need to provide significant reasoning as to why you need to deviate from the standards. A quote of the requested equipment needs to be provided along with an explanation of the differences between the machines.

Business cases may be submitted to Box# 5181.

If you have any questions or need assistance, send an e-mail to the Procurement Specialist at