Laptop Loaner Program

Need a laptop?   SBU students with valid SBU ID may borrow a laptop for use anywhere.  

MELVILE LIBRARY SINC SITE / TECH STATION / ROOM S1460

OVERVIEW

  • Dell laptops are available for borrowing.
    • While supplies last, laptops will be available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Laptop availability and online requests can be created from the Patron Portal @   https://stonybrook.webcheckout.net/sso/patron#!/    
  • Check-outs/returns done in person at the Melville Library SINC Site (room S-1460) between the hours of 9am – 10:30pm, M-Th;  9am – 8pm on Fridays; and 12-8pm Saturday/Sunday.
  • Students may loan out 1 laptop for 60 days, with the option for one 60 day renewal. The loan term is based on the student’s eligibility. The lending period will end at the end of the current semester for students who are not enrolled in an upcoming semester.
  • Students have administrative privileges on the laptop.
  • Laptops are available only while supplies last.

GUIDELINES

  • Students must complete and submit the Laptop Loan Agreement Form prior to borrowing a laptop. 
  • While supplies last, 1 laptop per student available on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Laptops must be borrowed and returned in person at Melville Library SINC Site (room S-1460) between the hours of 9am – 10:30pm, M-Th, 9am – 8pm on Fridays, and 12-8pm Saturday/Sunday.
  • Any stored data, installed apps, or other information will be erased after the laptop is returned.
  • Students are not allowed to reinstall the Operating System of the laptop or in any way format the hard drive.
  • Students are not allowed to take apart the laptop or in any way remove components from the laptop such as the hard drive or memory.

Lost/damaged/late charges:

  • Replacement cost of up to $1500 for lost or stolen laptop
  • Replacement cost of $58.82 for lost, stolen, or damaged power adapter
  • Replacement cost of $58.82 for laptop sleeve or bag

Late fines:

HOW TO BORROW A LAPTOP

  • Laptop availability and online requests can be created from the Patron Portal @   https://stonybrook.webcheckout.net/sso/patron#!/    
    • Check on "Student Laptop Loaner Program"
  • Laptops must be borrowed and returned in person at Melville Library SINC Site (room S-1460) between the hours of 9am – 10:30pm, M-Th, 9am – 8pm on Fridays, and 12-8pm Saturday/Sunday.

HOW TO RETURN THE LAPTOP

  • Melville Library SINC Site (room S-1460) between the hours of 9am – 10:30pm, M-Th, 9am – 8pm on Fridays, and 12-8pm Saturday/Sunday.
  • See DoIT’s Technology Consultant for an initial inspection of the laptop, power adapter, and sleeve. You will be notified of any initial visible damages.
  • Further in depth hardware inspection will be done within 30 business days after the laptop is returned and you will be notified of any repair costs

 

CONNECTIVITY

  • Students must sign into the laptop with their Stony Brook NetID while still in the Library.
  • You should always connect to  WolfieNet-Secure while on campus.  Connecting info can be found on the card attached to laptop.

LAPTOP HARDWARE/SOFTWARE

  • Students have administrative privileges and may install any software needed to complete their coursework.
  • Students are not allowed to make any modifications to the hardware.

LAPTOP SOFTWARE LIST

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • VLC media player

CONTACTS

Email:     laptop_loaner_program@stonybrook.edu
Phone:   (631) 632-1673  
After Hours Support:    Submit Service Request Ticket @ https://service.stonybrook.edu

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