Laptops are available to validated BC students on a first come, first served basis; laptops may not be reserved in advance. A valid Brooklyn College plastic card ID and another valid photo ID such as a driver's license are required to borrow a laptop. Digital IDs are not accepted for laptop loans.
Laptops may not be borrowed for other individuals. Only one laptop may be checked out per person. You must wait 24 hours after returning this 3 day loan laptop before you are eligible for another 3 day loan laptop.
Laptops are loaned out from the New Media Service Desk, located on the second floor of the Library building. Laptops must be returned to the New Media Service Desk no later than 30 minutes before closing on the due date.
The Borrower is responsible for knowing and following the rules stated in this laptop loan agreement document, which is available online at < http://library.brooklyn.cuny.edu/ > under lending policy, or in printed form at the New Media Service desk.
Laptop computers must not be left unattended at any time. The Borrower is financially responsible for loss of the laptop and its components. If a laptop or any of its components are determined to be lost or stolen, the Borrower will be responsible for replacement costs as well as a processing fee.
The Borrower is financially responsible for damage to the laptop and any of its components. The condition of each laptop will be noted each time a computer is checked in or checked out
If the laptop is not returned 30 minutes before closing on the due date, an initial $50 late fee will be assessed. At the start of the next business day, the late fee will increase by $10 for every hour that the laptop remains late.
Absent a genuine emergency, supported by appropriate documentation, laptops overdue by more than 2 business days will be considered lost or stolen and the Borrower will be responsible for paying the full replacement cost plus a $100 processing fee. Borrowers who do not return laptops will have a hold placed on their Library account. The Borrower's transcript will be withheld, and the patron will be unable to register for classes, or borrow library materials, until the matter is resolved.
Laptop Borrowers agree to adhere to the CUNY and Brooklyn College acceptable use policies for College-owned computer resources < http://www1.cuny.edu/abtcuny/policies/comp_user.html >
Borrowers may not save any files or data on the laptop; the borrower is responsible for saving all files to a removable storage device (e.g. USB flash drive). The Laptop Loan program is not responsible for damage to the Borrower's data storage device(s), loss of data caused by software, hardware, battery failure, or computers viruses.
Borrowers are encouraged to save their work frequently. Please note that battery failure may result in lost work.
Please report promptly any problems with the laptop (hardware, software, configuration, etc.) to the Library's New Media Center 718-951-5327.