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Tablet and Laptop Checkout

Computers

The Oviatt Library provides access to computers throughout the building in support of research and learning at California State University, Northridge. 

Please see our Computers page for full details.

Tablet Checkout

iPads

The library has 40 iPads for 7-day checkout for current students, faculty and staff.  A valid CSUN student or employee ID is required.

Tablet
Available
Eligibility
16 GB iPad Retina
10
Students/Faculty/Staff
32 GB iPad Retina
10
Students/Faculty/Staff
32GB iPad mini
20
Students/Faculty/Staff

Microsoft Surface

Tablet
Available
Eligibility
Surface Pro 4
5
Students/Faculty/Staff

Fines:

Laptop Checkout

Laptops are available for 7-day checkout from the Learning Commons Technology Office on the Main Floor of the Library.

System Software Available
HP Probook 6570B 15-inch (Windows 7, Intel Core i5 2.9 GHz, 4GB RAM) Microsoft Office 2010 47
HP 6560B 15-inch (Windows 7, i5, 2.5GHZ, 4GB RAM)  Microsoft Office 2010 10
HP Probook 6730B 15-inch (Windows 7, Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHZ, 2GB RAM) Microsoft Office 2010, SPSS 20
MacBook Pro 13-inch (OSX 10.8, Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz, 4GB RAM) Microsoft Office 2011, iWork, Chrome 11

laptop

Policies

  • Laptop checkout is available during open Service Desk hours at the Learning Commons Technology office on the main floor of the Library.
  • Borrowers must be current CSUN students, faculty or staff, must hold a currently valid CSUN ID card, and have no outstanding library fines.
  • Only one laptop per person may be checked out.
  • Laptops cannot be reserved and are available on a first-come-first-served basis. 
  • All checked out items must be returned to the Learning Commons Technology Office on the first floor of the Library at the time the date due or at least 30 minutes before the Library closes (whichever comes first).
  • All patrons must sign the revised System and Device Loan Agreement

Fines for Late Returns

  • $25 per day or portion thereof until all parts returned