Device Information - Mercy High School

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Device Information

Bring Your Own Windows Device Program - Class of 2027

Students may choose to bring any Windows laptop that meets the specifications outlined below. Please note that Chromebooks and Apple devices are not permitted, even if they can run Windows OS.

Volume-Purchase Discount

We have customized a Lenovo ThinkPad E14 with specifications to ensure students will have a fast, capable, reliable device. If you are interested in purchasing this model, you may order through Mercy to take advantage of our volume-purchase arrangement with the vendor.

  • Processor AMD RyzenTM 5 5625U (2.30 GHz up to 4.30 GHz) 
  • 14” FHD display (non-touch) 
  • Memory 16 GB DDR4-3200 MHz 
  • Storage 256 GB SSD 
  • Windows 10 Pro 
  • Ideal for on-the-go professionals and students 
  • Cost: $719 + $170 for four-year warranty with accidental damage protection (optional) 

Device Registration is not currently open. 

Devices purchased through Mercy will be distributed at freshman orientation.  

Windows Device Minimum Specifications

Operating System: Windows 10 or 11 
Processor: 1.7 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 
Memory: 8 GB or greater 
Storage: 256 GB or greater, SSD is preferred 


All software is included in student tuition/fees and will be installed on student devices at freshman orientation. Mercy’s IT staff will provide and install Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Webroot antivirus, and Intune management software.


Students are expected to carry their laptops in a protective sleeve or case. These can be purchased from your choice of retailer and can be any school-appropriate design. As an alternative, you may choose to add a Lenovo-branded sleeve to your device order. Students will also need a set of headphones or earbuds for listening to audio. While not required, some students find it helpful to use a portable mouse. 


Please contact Ms. Melinda Johnson, Mercy’s Director of Information Technology, at or at 410-433-8880, ext. 243.