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Technology Lending

PC Laptops

To check availability or for more info, contact Borrowing Services at 401-456-8126

RIC students, faculty, and staff can check out laptops from Borrowing Services.

  • Valid RIC ID required
  • Users must fill out a Technology and Equipment Loan Agreement once per academic year
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • User's library account must remain current and in good standing to have renewals granted for technology items. Overdue fines must be paid before anymore technology loan checkouts.
  • Laptops are equipped with Microsoft Office suite and connect wirelessly to the Internet
  • All personal info is wiped from the laptop upon restart (save all personal files to external flash or hard drive!)

In-Building Laptops

  • LOAN PERIOD: 4 hours
  • RENEWAL: additional 4 hours if no one is waiting
  • LATE FEE: $10 per hour
  • NON-RETURN or DAMAGED: $1000 replacement fee

Out-of-Building Laptops

  • LOAN PERIOD: 2 weeks
  • RENEWAL: One 2-week period. A second 2-week renewal may be granted depending on availability, at the discretion of Borrowing Services staff. After first renewal, the item may be subject to recall
  • LATE FEE: $10 per day
  • NON-RETURN or DAMAGED: $1000 replacement fee