Tech Laptop Check Out Procedures/Policy

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Check Out Laptops are intended for university-related use (specifically faculty and graduate teaching assistants), in accordance with Tech’s Computer and Network User Policies.

Borrowing Procedures:

Request to use the laptops must be coordinated through the Campus Support Center at 479.968.0646.

Laptops may be picked up from the Campus Support Center, first floor, Room 150, by appointment only.  Borrowers will be asked to complete a Loan Agreement accepting responsibility for any loss or damage to the laptop computer. Costs of repair or replacement attributable to a borrower will be charged to that borrower. An information sheet is included with each laptop, including basic operational tips.

  An individual must plan to return the laptop at least four hours before the next scheduled checkout so that the machine can be recharged. When at all possible, the borrower will return the machine with a complete charge.  

Return Procedures:

Request to return the laptops must be coordinated through the Campus Support Center at 479-968-0646.

Software:   

Security:

DO NOT, under any circumstances, leave laptop computers or any valuables unattended in the Library or while traveling. Computer Services is not responsible for lost or stolen laptops, personal computers, their components, or any other items.

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Laptop Information Sheet and Agreement

Borrower’s Name and Department: ___________________________________________________

Phone/Alt Contact:  ______________________________________________________________

Purpose:  _______________________________________________________________

Loan Period:  _______________________________________________________________

Laptops may be picked up from the Campus Support Center, in the Library/Technology Center, Room 150.

Hints for Laptop Use

While laptop computers are made to withstand the rigors of portable use, they are delicate electronic equipment. The following guidelines are provided:

Security:

DO NOT, under any circumstances, leave laptop computers or any valuables unattended in the Library or while traveling. The Computer Services is not responsible for lost or stolen laptops, personal computers, their components, or any other items.

Getting Help:

Questions about the University Laptop Check Out Service may be directed to the Campus Support Center at 479-968-0646.

I understand that I am responsible for returning the Laptop computer checked out to me in good working order. I understand that the cost which will be billed to me if the laptop computer is returned damaged due to negligence or misuse could be an amount equal to the replacement of the laptop or the cost of repair or replacement of damaged parts, whichever is less. The Computer Services staff will determine the extent of the damage and provide information on the cost of replacement or repair parts. I am responsible if the laptop computer that I have checked out from the Campus Support Center is lost or stolen.

_________________________________________                                      __________________

Signature                                                                                                               Date

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Laptop Check Out Inventory Sheet

  Laptop Bag  ______   Laptop:

                Dell Latitude ATU Tag#  __________

                 Apple Ibook  ATU Tag#  __________

                 Dell Inprsiron ATU Tag# __________

                 Gateway         ATU Tag#  __________

 Additional Modules:

                 Floppy Drive Module  _____

                 Floppy Drive External  _____

                 DVD Player  _____         

                 CD Player  _____

                 Zip Drive Module ______

                 Zip Drive External ______

                 PCMCIA Modem  _____

                 Wireless PCMCIA Card  _____

                 Ethernet PCMCIA Card  _____

                 Modem/Ethernet Combo PCMCIA Card  _____

 Software Disks:

                 ___________________________

                 ___________________________

 Misc:

                 _______________________________________________________________

 The items contained within this laptop are in good working order and condition except as noted below:

  

Borrower’s Initials  ________                                                               Receiver's Initials _________

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