Laptop Policy

Laptop Policy

Circulation Loan Period:

  • Laptops circulate to currently enrolled UNC Charlotte students
  • UNC Charlotte ID must be presented for checkout. Temporary UNCC ID's are not accepted.
  • Laptops circulate for a twenty four 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 entire cost if the laptop is damaged, lost, or stolen while in your possession.
  • Each item required to use the laptop will be priced separately i.e. power adaptor is separate from laptop.
  • Current Replacement Costs for Laptops are shown on the laptop screen when the computer is turned on. 

Technical Specifications:

  • Laptops are wired- and wireless- capable
  • Additional software includes the Microsoft suite:
    • Access
    • Excel
    • FrontPage
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Word 
  • Patron work can be saved to the hard drive
  • Laptops will be protected with DeepFreeze which will restore the original image after the computer is restarted, thereby assuring a clean image for each patron and minimal maintenance by Circulation staff. Drive T will, however, not be deleted upon reboot, so saved patron files will not be automatically deleted.