School of Medicine Certified Laptop
for Class Entering May, 2010 (Class of 2014)

 Standard Windows Laptop Standard Apple Laptop




4-Year WarrantyDell Latitude E6410, $1,565 (May, 2010)Apple MacBook, $1,883.15 (May,2010)
Processor2.53GHz Intel Dual Core i5-540M2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Hardware Support Services       Complete Care and Accidental Damage Service
(refer to Dell CompleteCare & Accidental PDF)
AppleCare Protection and Accidental Damage Service
(refer to AppleCare and Safeware Accidental PDF)
Operating System Windows 7Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard
Memory4GB, DDR3-1066 SDRAM, 2 DIMMS4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM – 2x2GB
Hard Drive250GB 7200RPM250GB Serial ATA 5400RPM
Primary Optical Devices          8xDVD±RWSuperdrive 8xDVD±RW
ColorBrushed Metal BlackSilver
Display14.1” Widescreen (1280x800)13.3” Widescreen (1280x800)
Weight 4.3 lbs4.5 lbs
Graphics and Expansion Slot256 NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M with PC-CardNVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3
Camera/MicrophoneBuilt-in camera/MicrophoneBuilt-in iSight camera/Microphone
PortsFour USB portsTwo USB ports/Firewire 800
Wireless LANWiFi Link 5300 802.11a/g/n, BluetoothWiFi AirPort Extreme, Bluetooth
NetworkingBuilt-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) EthernetBuilt-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) Ethernet
SoftwareWindows 7, MS Office 2007, Adobe Reader 8, Roxio, Power DVD, Java, Symantec Endpoint 11, Internet Explorer, Computrace Complete Theft RecoveryMicrosoft Office 2008, Adobe Reader, Symantec Antivirus, Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, QuickTime, Computrace Complete Theft Recovery

UMMS Help Desk Support

The UMass Medical School Customer Service Help Desk is available Monday through Friday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.  Please bring your questions regarding the Student Laptop Program to the UMMS Help Desk.

Contact Info

You may also visit us in person at S1-311.

24/7 Help Desk Support

Technical assistance for Bb Learn is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Self Help and Contact information for assistance with troubleshooting can be found at