Laptop, netbook & iPad Lending Guidelines for Borrowing and Use
Only Binghamton University students, faculty and staff with valid ID cards may borrow
laptops, netbooks & iPads.
The borrower is required to sign a Laptop, netbook & iPad Loan Agreement each time
a device is borrowed, accepting all financial responsibility for any loss or damage
to a device or peripherals. The condition of each device will be noted each time a
device is checked in or checked out.
Please report any problems to a library staff member.
Mobile devices circulate from the Circulation desk in Bartle Library and the Information
Services Desk in the Science Library.
Mobile devices are available on a first come, first served basis. They may not be
reserved in advance.
Mobile devices may be renewed once in person unless another borrower is waiting for
a device. Phone or email renewals will not be accepted.
Mobile device loan period is three hours, or until one-half hour before service desk
closes. All devices MUST be returned 30 minutes prior to the desk closing. Overdue
fines are $.25 per minute.
Borrowers who do not return mobile devices will have a hold placed on their Library
and Registrar record. Mobile devices not returned after 24 hours will be considered
lost/stolen and full replacement cost ($2200) will be charged. Damages to the device
will be assessed on an individual basis and charged in the same manner as an unreturned