CHECKOUT A LAPTOP COMPUTER
Laptops computers can be checked out by students, faculty, and staff on a short-term basis
from the library.
■ Laptops may be used anywhere on campus.
■ You can use a laptop for up to 4 hours.
■ Laptops are available on a first come, first served basis. They can be reserved ahead of time.
■ If you have unpaid fines on your library account, then you may not be able to check out a laptop.
PC Laptop Features
■ Wireless Internet access
■ Search the library catalog and electronic resources
■ Web browsers: IE
■ Software, including MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access
■ Network Printing
Wireless Internet access is available in all parts of campus, including the library. For more
information, see the Avila IT webpage
Saving your Work
■ Using an external storage device is highly recommended (i.e. USB flash memory stick).
■ A file can temporarily be stored on the laptop's desktop, but ALL FILES NOT SAVED WILL BE ERASED when the
laptop is shutdown or restarted, even if the computer is accidentally turned off.
■ Save or print your work before shutting down. The library cannot retrieve lost files from
Fees & Fines
Lost/Stolen/Damaged Laptops: You are responsible for the full replacement cost of up to $2,000 if the
laptop is lost, stolen or damaged. Never leave the laptop unattended.
■ Returning the laptop after it is due will result in late fees.
■ Unpaid fees or fines will prevent you from registering for classes and could delay or prevent you
Failure to Return
If you have not returned the laptop before the Library closes, you should keep the laptop in your
possession and return it first thing the following morning to the library.