Last Updated: Jun 15, 2020     Views: 1474

Current students may borrow laptop computers at the Information Commons desk on the second floor of the Library.  There are 40 Windows and 5 Mac laptop computers with wireless network access. Laptops can be checked out for up to four hours, and connect to TCU LabWireless (not Eduroam) network, which is available in all academic buildings (but not residence halls). Laptops may be used anywhere on campus, but may not be taken off campus. For laptops that will be taken out of the building, we encourage students to also check out a carrying bag to protect the laptop from weather and physical shocks.

All borrowers of IC laptops must sign a digital User Agreement for Borrowing Equipment form each semester, acknowledging that they accept responsibility for overdue fines and costs for replacement/repair of equipment that is returned damaged, or is lost. Loan periods, overdue fines, and replacement costs for various equipment are listed below.

Information on equipment for checkout


Loan Period

Overdue Fines

Replacement Costs


4 hours

$15 per hour

Up to $1,300

Laptop Chargers

4 hours

$5 per hour


Laptop Carrying Bags

4 hours

no fine, but must return


   (only checked out with laptop)


with laptop

Calculators (TI-30X IIS, TI-84, TI-89) 4 hours $5 per hour

Up to $170

Calculators (basic)

4 hours $5 per hour $25

USB Universal Charging Cables

4 hours $1 per hour $25

Regular (KOS) Headphones

4 hours

$1 per hour


AKG / Sony Headphones

4 hours

$1 per hour


Study Room Keys 3 hours $5 per hour


A/V Editing Room Keys 4 hours $5 per hour


Microphone Kit

4 hours

$15 per hour


Camera Kit 1 (JVC Everio R 4K camcorder, case, 32GB SD card, charger, small tripod)

2 days

$0.75 per day


Camera Kit 2 (JVC Everio R HD camcorder, case, 32GB SK card, charger) 2 days $0.75 per day


Manfrotto BeFree Video Tripod with Fluid Head

2 days

$0.75 per day



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