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Laptop Use in Library

Laptop Loan for Use in Library

In order to borrow a laptop at the Hunter College Library you must :

  • Be a current Hunter College Student with no blocks on your record
  • Have a current, validated Hunter Student ID
  • Have another photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport or State ID
  • Read, understand and sign the Liability Agreement Form for
    3hr loan /one-day loan (PDF)

**Faculty, Staff, Alumni and I.E.L.I. are not eligible for laptop loans as the program is funded by student technology fees.

Laptop Loan Information

  • Wireless access available on all floors of Main, Social Work and Health Professions libraries
  • Printing with OneCard available after logging into wireless network
  • Laptops are available for 3 hour or one-day loans and may not be renewed.
  • You may not reserve a laptop for a specific time.
  • A student may borrow only one laptop at a time.
  • Laptops must be returned to the A/V Reserve Desk and checked in with a library staff member. They will verify that the computer is in working order before the borrower leaves the desk. You must allow at least 15 minutes for this.
  • Laptops may be borrowed up to one hour before closing but must be returned to the A/V Reserve Desk 45 minutes before the library closes on the 3rd day of the loan..
  • All laptops must be returned one hour before the Reserve desk closes. (See Main, Social Work and Health Professions Library hours)
  • Overdue fines are $40 per hour and $10 per 15 minute period or any portion of the 15 minute period. (If you are 33 minutes late in returning a laptop, your fine will be $30.)
  • Each laptop is loaded with the Hunter’s standard suite of programs.
  • No programs, documents, etc., may be left on the computer. Everything, except for the preloaded programs, will be deleted when the machine is returned.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the computer. If a machine is lost or stolen, the student is responsible for the replacement cost of $2000. If a laptop is damaged during the use, the borrower is responsible for the cost of repairs.

Where can I loan a laptop in the Main Library?

  • Visit the Reserve Desk on Floor of the Main Library for laptop loans.