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Technology Lending

PC Laptops

To check availability, contact the Borrowing Services Desk at 401-456-8126.

RIC students, faculty, and staff can check out laptops from the Borrowing Services Desk. A valid RIC ID is required for laptop check outs with no exceptions.

  • Students, faculty, and staff must fill out a Technology and Equipment Loan Agreement form once an academic year (kept on file at the Borrowing Services Desk). 
  • Reserve laptops are equipped with Microsoft Office suite software 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 drives)
  • If the laptop is returned late, there is a $10 per day late fee.
  • If the laptop is not returned or is returned in damaged condition, you will be billed $1000 as a replacement fee.
  • For questions about Laptop Lending Policies, please contact the Borrowing Services Desk at 401-456-8126 or 401-456-8182. 

In-Building Laptops

  • 4 hour loan.
  • Can be renewed for an additional 4 hour loan if no one is waiting.
  • Late fees are $10 per hour.

Out-of-Building Laptops

  • 1 week loan.
  • Available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • No renewals.  
  • You must wait 24 hours before checking out a 1 week laptop again.
  • Late fees are $10 per day.