Laptop Lending Details

Laptop Lending Details

PC and Mac laptops can be checked out at the Circulation Desk located on the first floor near the main entrance. Laptops are available on a first come, first served basis. The loan period for all laptops is 24 hours.

Circulation Loan Period:

  • Laptops circulate to currently enrolled UNC Charlotte students.
  • UNC Charlotte ID must be presented for checkout. Temporary UNC Charlotte ID's are not accepted.
  • Laptops circulate for a 24 hour loan period with no renewals.
  • There is a four hour wait before next check out for the same patron.
  • If you return a laptop for someone else, you will still have a four hour wait before being able to check out another laptop.

Circulation Fines:

  • Laptop fines are $1.00 per hour or any part of an hour.

Circulation Replacement Costs:

  • Patrons are responsible for the replacement cost if the laptop is damaged, lost, or stolen while in your possession.
  • Laptop and laptop accessories will be priced separately when calculating replacement costs; i.e. the power adaptor will be priced separately from the laptop.
  • Current replacement costs are outlined in the Replacement Costs for Laptops document, which can be found on the desktop of each lendable laptop.


Technical Specifications:

  • Laptops are wired and wireless capable.
  • Patron work can be saved to the hard drive.
  • Laptops are protected with DeepFreeze, software that restores the laptop to its original settings after the computer is restarted.
  • Drive T will not be deleted upon reboot, therefore, saved files will not be automatically deleted.

Additional software includes the Microsoft suite:

  • Access
  • Excel
  • FrontPage
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Word