This program provides students with a laptop computer for short periods of time if their own equipment is unavailable. The Jacksonville University technology requirement is applicable to laptop borrowers.
Currently enrolled Jacksonville University students and graduate students, as well as faculty (including faculty emeritus) and staff, may check out laptop computers from the Swisher Library. Laptop loan is a privilege that will be revoked if the service is abused or if borrower has an unresolved library hold for a lost laptop on their JU account.
Laptops are checked out at the Swisher Library Circulation Desk. The process takes 10 to 20 minutes and involves 3 steps:
Digital Literacy Lab
In coordination with the Digital Literacy Lab’s operating hours, laptop check-out is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays (hours are subject to change during holidays and holidays breaks).
Borrowers must visit the Digital Literacy Lab for software installations or software issues of any kind. Downloading programs on laptops requires administrative permissions of Academic Technology or I.T. Borrowers should consult with the Digital Literacy Lab about software requirements for courses.
All saved work should be saved to user’s external or cloud drive. User files are cleared when the laptop is returned.