The Library Learning Commons has a limited supply of laptop computers available to check out for an entire semester, one month, or one week. The laptops can be checked out by any registered student on a first-come, first-served basis as long as supplies last.
|Laptop Loan Period||Due Date||Renewable|
|One semester||Due by 4:00pm the last day of the semester||Not renewable|
|One month||Due in 30 days||Renewable up to 3 times in one semester|
|One week||Due in one week, excluding weekends||Renewable 3 times, up to one month total|
Laptops are checked out on a first-come, first-served basis. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-885-4152.
Laptops must be renewed in-person at the Library Learning Commons on the Hayward campus. Laptops cannot be renewed online. Please bring your laptop to the Learning Commons located on the Library Lower Mall if you would like to renew.
If your laptop is damaged, stolen, or lost during your loan period, please contact the Library Learning Commons immediately at email@example.com or 510-885-4152. You are financially responsible for the cost of repairing or replacing the laptop. The cost for repair or replacement will depend on the laptop model.
The Library Learning Commons provides various models of laptops and Chromebooks as part of the Loaner Laptop Program.
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.
If you need a laptop for only a few hours 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.