The ITC Student Laptop Checkout Service offers all University of Iowa students the
opportunity to borrow laptop computers for academic use at the IMU, the
Main Library and the Hardin Library for Health Sciences. Some locations,
such as Nursing and Urban and Regional Planning
also offer laptops for specific student populations.
Laptop computers are available for both three hour and overnight
checkouts. Current University of Iowa students can checkout a laptop by presenting
their IOWA ONE Card (student ID) at the IMU Box Office, Main Library ITC,
or at the Hardin Library Information Commons. Students may only borrow one laptop computer at any
All laptop computers are equipped with the most common software available in
campus ITCs and feature configurable wireless networking technology, which allows students
to use on or off-campus wireless networking. (For a list of campus wireless hotspots
please visit: http://helpdesk.its.uiowa.edu/wireless/ )
Prior to checking out a laptop computer or accessory, all students must agree to
the terms and conditions of the ITC Checkout Service at the
Checkout Self-Service web site, https://checkout.its.uiowa.edu.
All three-hour laptop checkout equipment must be returned within three hours of
the checkout time and no later than the checkout desk closing time, or a late fee will be applied.
All overnight laptop checkouts must be returned by 1pm on the day of return specified or a
late fee will be applied.
Students are expected to ensure the safety and security of laptop computers they
checkout. Repair or replacement fees may be assessed to cover any damage to equipment
and/or accessories due to negligence, misuse or theft.
Checkout privileges may be revoked under certain circumstances. Examples of these
circumstances include, but are not limited to, failing to return equipment and accessories
in a timely fashion, misusing or neglecting equipment in your possession resulting
in damage, attempting to monopolize a checkout resource by checking out laptop computers
too often, or violating the
Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources
policy. If your privileges are revoked,
the Eligibility page of the Checkout Self-Service
web site will indicate this. You may appeal the revocation of your checkout privileges
using interface provided on that page. This interface is only available if your
privileges have been revoked.
Any questions or concerns regarding the ITC Student Laptop Checkout service can
be directed to the ITS Help Desk at 384-HELP or