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Laptop Rental Policies

Laptop Rental Program

Butler University students, staff, and faculty may rent a laptop for an extended period of time if the 48-hour laptop loaner program does not meet their needs. The Laptop Rental program has the following devices available:

2 HP Elitebooks
     - 14" HD Screen; DVD±RW SuperMulti DL Drive; Integrated 720HD Webcam; Wireless Network Card
     - Windows 7; Microsoft Office 2010; Internet Explorer; Firefox; Adobe Reader; Java Runtime  
     Environment; Quicktime; Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 Apple Macbook Pros
     - 13.3" Widescreen Display; SuperDrive 8x (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW); Integrated Web Cam with     
     Digital Microphone; Airport Extreme Card & Bluetooth
     - OS X 10.6; Microsoft Office 2011; Safari; iLife; Adobe Reader; Java Runtime Environment; Quicktime
     and iTunes; Symantec Antivirus

All rentals include the device, a power cord, and a carrying bag.

Those wishing to rent a laptop must make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance, otherwise devices are available on a first come, first serve basis. Costs for laptop rental are $25/week (7 days) and $75/month (4 weeks), and payment is due at the time the reservation is made. Devices not returned on time will be assessed with at $10 late fee per day overdue. In addition, patrons disregarding due dates may lose laptop borrowing privileges

Borrowers will be responsible for any damage or loss that occurs to the device during their rental period. Fees for damage or loss will be assessed through Student Accounts and may be as much as $1700.

For device availability, click here.

 

Last update November 20, 2012.