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Loaner Laptop Program

All the semester laptops for Fall 2018 are checked out

Need a laptop for a month?

The Library Learning Commons has a limited supply of laptop computers available to check out for 30 days. The laptops can be checked out by any registered student on a first-come, first-served basis as long as supplies last. Laptops checked out for 30 days may be renewed up to three times in one semester. For more information, please contact the Library Learning Commons at stsc@csueastbay.edu or 510-885-4152.

Need a laptop for a week?

The Library Learning Commons has a limited supply of laptop computers available to check out for one week. The laptops can be checked out by any registered student on a first-come, first-served basis as long as supplies last. Laptops checked out for one week may be renewed up to three times, for a total of one month. For more information, please contact the Library Learning Commons at stsc@csueastbay.edu or 510-885-4152.

Need a laptop for a few hours?

If you need a laptop while studying in the library or for a class, you can check out a laptop for 4 hours from the Media Resources & Reserves Desk on the Library Upper Mall. For more information, please contact the Media Resources & Reserves Desk at 510-885-3770.

Need a laptop for the entire semester?

The Library Learning Commons has a limited supply of laptop computers available to check out for an entire semester. The laptops can be checked out by any registered student on a first-come, first-served basis as long as supplies last.

  • Checkout procedure for semester laptops
    Laptops for the entire semester are checked out on a first-come first-served basis. Please contact the Library Learning Commons at stsc@csueastbay.edu or 510-885-4152 to set up an appointment. Same-day appointments are not available. On the day of your appointment, please bring your Bay Card to the Learning Commons located on the Library Lower Mall.

For more information, please contact the Library Learning Commons at stsc@csueastbay.edu or 510-885-4152.

Specifications of laptops available

The Library Learning Commons provides various models of laptops and Chromebooks as part of the Loaner Laptop Program.

Pre-Installed Software

Main Apps

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 23
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Open Office 4.1.2
  • Pharos Printer Driver
  • Putty
  • R Graphical User Interface

Utilities

  • Adobe Reader X1
  • Microsoft Calculator Plus
  • C Cleaner
  • Anti-Malware
  • Roxio Creator Starter
  • Media Players – VLC, Classic
  • GNU Image Manipulation Program 2
  • QuickTime Player

Students may install software on the machine just as they would on their personal laptop. The Library Learning Commons does not create custom software images for individual needs or for specific classes.