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Can I check out a laptop at the library?
UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students with a valid Cal ID or yellow library card can borrow Apple laptops and iPads from the Moffitt Library Circulation Desk. Eligible students must be in good standing with the library (no fines, no overdue items, no recalls, and no blocks).
UC Berkeley staff and faculty are not eligible to borrow library laptops, nor are members of the public or other non-student users with library privileges.
Fines and charges
Borrowers are responsible for loss, damage, and theft of a laptop or iPad while in their possession. Borrowers should verify the condition of the laptop at the time of check-out and upon check-in. Replacement charges are as followed:
Q: Can I check out a library laptop for a class presentation?
Yes, library laptops and iPads are available at the Moffitt Circulation Desk to check-out and use outside of the library. Display adapters are not available at the Moffitt Circulation Desk but can be checked out for four-hour loans at the Media Resource Center.
Q: Can I reserve a laptop to check-out ahead of time?
Library laptops and iPads are available at the Moffitt Library Circulation Desk on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can check their availability in OskiCat:
Q: How long can I borrow a library laptop?
Laptops and iPads are available at the Moffitt Circulation Desk for four-hour loans, with one renewal.