Laptop Loan Policies

Leon & Toby Cooperman Library A/V desk, 3rd floor
Lenovo Chromebooks: *3 hour loan;  *daylong; **semester-long loans available first come first served
Lenovo and Dell Laptops - **semester-long loans  are available first come first served
iPads: *3 day loan; **semester-long loans available first come first served

*   Short term laptop and iPad loans are due 1 hour prior to the library closing.
** Semester-long laptop and iPad loans are due the last day of the semester in which the laptop or iPad was borrowed.
Spring 2024 semester-long loans are due back by 7pm on May 22, 2024. 

Laptops borrowed while campus was closed due to Covid-19 pandemic can be returned to the A/V desk Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 10 pm, and Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.

Options for AccessABILITY students can be found at the A/V Desk.

Health Professions Library  Main circulation desk
Apple Macbooks: 3 hour loan
Dell, Lenovo Laptops: 3 hour loan

Social Work and Urban Public Health Library  A/V desk
Dell Laptops: 3 hour loan

Zabar Art Library Main circulation desk
Apple Macbooks: 3 hour loan
Dell Laptops: 3 hour loan

To borrow a laptop from any of the Hunter College Libraries, you must :

  • be a current Hunter College Student with no blocks on your record.
  • have a current, validated Hunter Student ID and email address.
  • have another photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport or State ID.
  • read, understand and abide by all A/V policies as found on the Liability Agreement Form for 3 hr or all day loan*. Your signature is acknowledgement.


Additional information

  • Only one laptop may be borrowed at a time.
  • Laptops are currently available for 3 hour loans and *all day loans (*Leon and Toby Cooperman Library only)
  • 3 hour loans must stay inside the library.
  • Upon return, allow 15 minutes for laptops to be checked in with a library staff member who will verify that the computer is in working order before the borrower leaves the desk.
  • 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, stolen, or damaged, the student is responsible for the cost of replacement or repair.
  • Overdue and lost / damaged fines:
    • Macbooks: $40 per hour and $10 per 15 minutes or any portion of the 15 minute period (If you are 33 minutes late in returning a laptop, your fine will be $30); $2000 if lost or damaged.
    • Dell, Lenovo, and Chromebook Laptops: $40 per hour, $10 per 15 minutes, $1000 if lost or damaged.
    • iPads: $50 overdue fine per day, $500 for loss/damage, $40 for loss/damage to iPad charger