Computer Configurations for Faculty and Staff


MacOS and Windows laptop computer configurations for CSUMB faculty and staff.


These macOS and Windows configurations are recommended and supported by IT and are consistent with CSU hardware recommendations and the CSUMB standard operating environment. All have built-in speakers, microphone and a integrated webcam. 

Windows HP ProBook 440 Laptop

  • 14-inch screen
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive
  • Built-in webcam
  • Built-in speakers, microphone & headphone jack
  • Built-in Ethernet
  • Built-in HDMI out (for external monitors)
  • Built-in SD card slot
  • Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Three USB 3 ports, One USB-C port
  • Windows 11

macOS MacBook Pro Laptop

  • 13-inch screen
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive
  • Built-in webcam
  • Built-in speakers, microphone & headphone jack
  • Built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports
  • macOS Monterey or newer
  • Anker USB-C hub/dock (HDMI out, two USB 3 Ports, Ethernet, and SD card slot)


Accessories including a single laptop USB-C hub/dock, external monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc. are also available.

Specialized Configurations

Funding for configurations outside/above these standards are the responsibility of the department.

Reminder: Saving all documents to the cloud instead of your computer can be a lifesaver, especially if you are having an issue with your CSUMB computer and the computer needs to be swapped out.




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Related Services / Offerings

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Submit this service ticket for drop-off, pick-up, or installation of computer accessories.
Computer Orders for University Corporation, Grant and Self-Support computers (non-general fund departments or purchases with non-general funds).
The Computer Replacement Program is for state-funded staff and faculty, instructional space, shared computers and student assistants.
Request quotes for non-standard computers or specialized software.