Borrow a laptop

The Ask Us Desk has short term loan (3 hours) and long term loan (2 weeks) Windows laptops available for current UVic students to borrow.

Laptop guidelines

  • Sign a new laptop agreement each year to borrow a laptop.
  • The first login on a Windows laptop must be done on the UVic Wi-Fi Network.
  • Short term laptops are for use inside the library or in the BiblioCafé. Short term laptops signed out near closing will be due a half hour before closing time.
  • Return the laptop to a staff member at the Ask Us Desk.
  • Overdue charges are $21.00/hour ($0.35/minute).
  • If the laptop is reported damaged, lost, or stolen, a fee of up to $2500.00 will apply. Do not leave the laptop unattended.

Software and hardware

Laptops have productivity software installed, are configured to access the wireless network, and print to the printers in the Learning Commons. 

Saving your work

All files left on the laptop will be erased upon its return and cannot be retrieved.

Please be sure to save your work to your own external storage, or your cloud service (e.g. Google Docs, Dropbox, OneDrive), or UVic Netdrive, or email your file as an attachment, or print it.