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Laptop, Tablet, & Device Checkout

Library laptop/tablet device checkout and Creative Media Studio equipment checkout is now available at the LTS desk.

Loans, Renewals, and Returns

Library laptop/tablet device checkout is now available for semester-long loans (due December 23, 2021) while calculators can be loaned for 2-weeks with a 2-week online renewal option.

Calculators may be renewed for an additional two weeks using the CMS/LTS Renewal Process ONLY IF there is no hold list. Otherwise, items must be returned back to the LTS desk on or before the due date.

3-hour charger/adapter checkouts will be unavailable for the Fall 2021 semester.

Creative Media Studio Equipment Checkout

CMS Multimedia Equipment Checkout has temporarily moved to the LTS desk while the CMS desk remains closed in Fall 2021. For a full list of equipment available and for more information about this move, please visit the CMS Multimedia Equipment Checkout page.

Device Loaner Program – CSUN Campus Store

For other checkout options, please visit the Campus Store to learn more about their Device Loaner Program.

Laptops and tablets are available at the Library Technology Services desk to current students, faculty, and staff. Library Technology Services is located on the Main Floor of the Library, Core.

Semester Check-out Devices (off-site)

Tablets
System Software Library has*
iPad 10.2", 128GB, Space Gray with Keyboard (Out of Inventory) Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 40
Laptops
System Software Library has*
HP EliteBook 830 G5 Windows 10, Microsoft Office 54
HP EliteBook 840 G3 Windows 10, Microsoft Office 42
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) (Out of Inventory) Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 20
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports, Touchbar) (Out of Inventory) Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 10
Other
Item Library has*
T9 Franklin Mobile Hotspot 10
TI-84 Plus Calculator 20

*Actual number of devices available for checkout varies. Please contact us for accurate number.

3-Hour Check-out (Temporarily Unavailable)

Phone Chargers
Item Library has*
Micro USB Android Chargers 10
Type-C Android Chargers 10
iPhone Lightning Chargers 15
MacBook Chargers
Item Library has*
MagSafe T MacBook Chargers 6
USB-C MacBook Chargers 6
Adapters
Item Library has*
Apple Lightning to HDMI Adapter 8
Mac DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter 10
PC DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter 8
Type C to HDMI Adapter 10
HDMI to HDMI Adapter 5
USB-C to USB Adapter 5
Other
Item Library has*
LG Slim Portable Disk Reader/Writer 5
Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ-Style Headphones 25

*Actual number of devices available for checkout varies. Please contact us for accurate number.

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Software

The following software is loaded on the HP Laptops: HP Laptop Software List (PDF)

The following software is loaded on the MacBooks: MacBook Software List (PDF)

The following software is loaded on the iPads: iPad Software List (PDF)

Policies

  • Laptop checkout is available during open Service Desk hours at the Library Technology Services desk 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 or tablet per person may be checked out.
  • Devices cannot be reserved and are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • All checked out items must be returned to the Library Technology Services desk on or before the due date, up to one hour before the department closes.
  • All patrons must sign a System and Device Loan Agreement form before checking out equipment for the first time. Save time and fill out the Loan Agreement Form electronically on AdobeSign before coming in.

Fines

  • Semester-Long Checkout Items
    • $10 overdue fine per day or portion thereof for each item until all parts are returned
    • $75 processing fee for each lost/damaged item
  • 3-Hour Checkout Items
    • $1 overdue fine per hour or portion thereof for each item until all parts are returned
    • $15 processing fee for each lost/damaged item

Computers

The University 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.