Laptop & Peripheral Equipment Checkout (short term)

Short-term laptop checkout for students

IT Services can loan laptops to registered students for educational or administrative purposes. The standard loan period is 2 weeks (10 business days) but can be modified to be anywhere from 1 day up to 1 semester. The laptops have MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and major web-browsers pre-installed and come with a charging accessory.

This service is provided by visiting our walk-up desk in during M-F business hours:

  • IT Services Walk-in Support
    Jordan Student Success Center, 130A
    Monday-Thursday, 8:15am - 4:45pm, Friday 9:30am - 4:45pm
Short-term laptop & peripheral checkout for faculty & staff

IT Services can check out computing peripherals to employees and students on a short term basis (2-week increments). This period can be extended upon request.

MSU Denver staff and faculty can request check out laptops for temporary use. The standard loan period is 2 weeks (10 business days), this period can be extended to accommodate long term use depending on the request.

If MSU Denver employees require a peripheral check out on a more permanent basis, IT Services encourages employees to submit a Hardware Request.

This service is provided by visiting our IT Service Desk in person:

  • IT Services Walk-in Support
    Jordan Student Success Center, 130A
    Monday-Thursday, 8:15am - 4:45pm, Friday 9:30am - 4:45pm

Equipment Provided (availability can vary depend on current usage/checkouts):

  • Dell Laptops (Windows)
  • Apple Laptops (Mac)
  • Display adapters (VGA to HDMI, HDMI to USB - C, etc.)
  • Laptop power adapters
  • Projectors
  • Microphones
  • USB web cams
Who can request this?

Students must be enrolled in classes for the current semester.
Faculty and Staff must be currently employed at MSU Denver.



• Devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis and is to be used for academic or administrative purposes only. 
• This laptop checkout is temporary, and is only guaranteed one 10-business day checkout.
• You may extend this checkout once, if you contact us within two business days before or no later than one business day after your return date, given that no other students are waiting for a computer.
• You are only allowed one extension before you are required to bring the computer in with all accessories and we can assess if another check out is possible given inventory, demand, and other factors.

• You agree that you will return all equipment and accessories in the same condition they were checked out to you.
• Devices must be returned in the same condition in which they were provided. Recipients are responsible for any damage or loss of computing devices and/or related equipment and accessories.
Devices not returned in a timely manner will be reported to Human Resources or the Office of Student Conduct.
• Lost/stolen devices must be immediately reported to Information Technology Services. If stolen, recipients must also file a police report with Auraria Police.
• Devices and/or accessories provided are the property of Metropolitan State University of Denver. Recipients will abide by the terms of the Information Security Policy ( and all other relevant policies.
• Failure to adhere to any portion of this policy may result in laptop check-out privileges being permanently revoked.

Best Practices:

Some common-sense actions you should adhere to in order to protect this equipment include, but are not limited to the following:
•Do not leave unattended, do not leave in cars, do not leave in plain view in homes or leave in an unlocked home    or garage
•Do leave in locked cabinets or locked offices within school buildings Do keep information password-protected, log off when you are away from your computer
•Protect from liquids or dampness and extreme temperatures (i.e. do not leave in trunk of car for long periods of time)

What to expect

A check-out ticket will be made for you upon picking up a device.  Reminder notifications  from the ticket and phone calls will be sent if your device becomes overdue.   For technical support with the laptop while it's checked out, please submit a request/ticket on our this portal or call ITS at 303-352-7548.



Service ID: 50792
Tue 8/17/21 12:57 PM
Thu 6/6/24 3:49 PM
Catalog Visibility (what users can use/see this service in the Client Portal?)
Internal: Only for ITS use
Restricted: access restricted to ITS and another group
Unrestricted: All users can access