SLU Libraries

Academic Technology Commons Laptop Computer Borrowing Policy

The ATC located inside Pius XII Memorial Library has a variety of laptops that may be checked out for use inside Pius Library according to the policy listed below.

Eligibility: The following are eligible to borrow laptops from Pius Library:

  • SLU students with a valid SLU ID
  • All SLU faculty and staff with a valid SLU ID






Borrowing Laptops:

  • Check out at the askSLU desk located inside the Academic Technology Commons:
    • Equipment includes a laptop computer, removable power cord, and may include a battery.
    • Equipment is loaned as a package.
    • All items (laptop computer, battery, and removable power cord) will be checked-out in working order.
    • All items must be returned together, at the same time, and in working order.
    • Borrowing is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Reservations are not available for future check-out.
  • Loan Period: 4 hours, no renewals
  • After 24 hours overdue, a billing/replacement fee of up to $2,020.00 will be assessed.
  • Return: All items must be returned together at the same time to the Academic Technology Common's askSLU desk.

Borrowers are responsible for:

  • Keeping the laptop inside Pius Library
  • the safe return of the laptop, battery, and removable power cord;
  • not leaving the laptop unattended; and
  • keeping food and drink at a safe distance from the equipment borrowed.
  • A replacement fee of up to $2,020.00 for a lost, stolen, damaged, or vandalized laptop will be assessed to the borrower of record.

Failure to follow above policies may lead to patron's account being blocked from borrowing laptops on a semester long or permanent basis.

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