Laptop & Peripheral Equipment Checkout (short term)

Short-term laptop checkout for students

IT Services and the Tutoring Center can loan laptops to students on a short-term basis (1-week period) for educational or administrative purposes. 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 one of these locations in person during M-F business hours:

  • Student Academic Services Walk-up Desk
    Jordan Student Success Center, 220
    Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm

  • IT Services Walk-in Support
    West Classroom 243
    Monday-Thursday, 8-4, Friday 10-4
Short-term laptop & peripheral checkout for faculty & staff

IT Services can check out computing peripherals to employees and students on a short term basis (1-week increments).  

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

  • IT Services Walk-in Support
    West Classroom 243
    Monday-Thursday, 8-4, Friday 10-4

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 5-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 7/14/22 10:54 AM