Endpoint Services, Workspace ONE, What is the Device Enrollment Program (Apple DEP)?

This article provides more information about Apple's Device Enrollment Program (DEP).


Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)

Affected Customers

University of Illinois IT Pros leveraging Technology Services Endpoint Service Workspace ONE UEM


General Information

Apple's Device Enrollment Program (DEP) maximizes the benefits of Apple device enrollment into a Mobile Device Management (MDM) or Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) service such as Workspace ONE. DEP enables IT Pros to:

Purchasing DEP-Eligible Devices

In order to ensure DEP eligibility, Apple devices must be purchased from the following vendors:

Important: for iBuy purchases, avoid the iBuy site-wide 'Simple' or 'Advanced' searches under the 'Shop' section, as these may return non-DEP-eligible search results.

To ensure DEP-eligible Tech Zone and Apple purchases:

To ensure DEP-eligible CDWG purchases:

Enabling eligible non-DEP Devices

The EPS team can enable eligible non-DEP iOS and tvOS devices if the following conditions are met (macOS devices may not be retroactively enabled):

Please submit an EPS Support Request if you have devices you'd like to enable for DEP.

Contact the EPS team