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Tablet and Laptop Checkout

Laptops and tablets are available for 7-day checkout to current students, faculty, and staff from the Library Technology Services department on the Main Floor of the Library. A valid CSUN student or employee ID is required.

7-Day Check-out Devices (off-site)

Tablets
System Software Library has*
iPad 10.2", 128GB, Space Gray with Keyboard Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 40
Surface Pro 4 (2013) Windows 10, Microsoft Office 5
Laptops
System Software Library has*
HP EliteBook 830 G5 Windows 10, Microsoft Office 54
HP EliteBook 840 G3 Windows 10, Microsoft Office 41
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 20
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) Latest iOS, Microsoft Office 10
Other
Item Library has*
MiFi 8000 Mobile Hotspot 10
TI-84 Plus Calculator (7-day) 10

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

Device Accessory Checkout

3-Hour Check-out (on-site use only)

Phone Chargers
Item Library has*
Micro USB Android Chargers 10
Type-C Android Chargers 10
iPhone Lightning Chargers 15
MacBook Chargers
Item Library has*
OLD MacBook Chargers 3
NEW 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
TI-84 Plus Calculator (3-hour) 10

*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 7-day checkout HP Laptops: HP Laptop Software List (PDF)

The following software is loaded on the 7-day checkout New MacBooks: New MacBook Software List (PDF)

The following software is loaded on the 7-day checkout Old MacBooks: Old MacBook Software List (PDF).

The following software is loaded on the 7-day checkout iPads: iPad Software List (PDF)

Policies

  • Laptop checkout is available during open Service Desk hours at the Library Technology Services 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 or tablet per person may be checked out.
  • Equipment 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  department 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

  • 7-Day 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 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.