Student Checkout Equipment - Fall 2021

Technology equipment is available to students enrolled in courses. Equipment will check out for 120 days if inventory allows. Items with limited inventory will check out for 30 or 7 days.

How to get equipment

You can check out equipment at the Knowledge Commons desk on Level 2 during open hours. You can call ahead at 801-581-6273 to verify availability.

Alternatively, you can submit an equipment request and specify your preferred delivery method:

  • Self-service pickup at the Marriott Library Level 1 entrance during open hours.
  • Home delivery is available for most items if requested.

You will be notified when the requested item(s) are ready to be picked up or shipped.

Available equipment

Laptops: Mac and Windows laptops are available for 120 days. Please specify which one you need when making a request. Other types of devices, such as iPads, are limited to 30 days.

Off-campus internet access: Many Xfinity, XMission, and Utopia Fiber public wireless locations are free to access. Xfinity Internet Essentials is free for 2 months to qualified customers and $9.95 in subsequent months. Students can check out a mobile hotspot for 120 days, which provides a T-Mobile data plan. This service is expected to continue through the end of Fall semester.

Other equipment: View our full list of available checkout equipment.


120-day items: Items other than laptops can be renewed by calling the Knowledge Commons at 801-581-6273. In some cases, we will need to get laptops back for critical updates. To check if your laptop or other items can be renewed, you can submit an equipment request and specify that it is a renewal request.

7-day and 30-day items: Items with limited inventory can be renewed if we are caught up on requests for them. Submit an equipment request a few days before the due date and specify that you would like to renew. Depending on inventory, we will renew it or add you back to the waiting list.


How do I install software on a laptop?

First check the available software list, as some software can be installed on demand. For other software, submit a request by clicking the "Problem" dock icon (Mac) or "Problem - Suggest" desktop icon (Windows). We will make our best effort to provide the software as quickly as possible, but some software requests may take up to two weeks or more. Some software may not be installed due to security and privacy issues.

Why am I unable to log in to a laptop?

Typically you need to be on campus the first time you log in, using your uNID and password. After the first login, you can take the laptop off campus and use the same credentials to log in again. If you have a Windows computer, you can follow instructions to log in off campus.

Why is an item not checking out for the full 7, 30, or 120 day period?

If you have not enrolled in classes recently, your library account may be scheduled to expire, in which case your loans won't check out past the expiration date. All staff and faculty loans are limited to 24 hours.