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Laptop Checkout


Sims Library has 19 laptops available to checkout to students, faculty or staff for use in the library. The laptops can be checked out from the Circulation/Reserve Desk during regular business hours. Students, faculty and staff must be in good standing and must read, agree to, and sign the Laptop Loan Agreement. The Laptop Loan Agreement must be read and signed at least once every five years.

Laptop Software and Hardware

Laptops are equipped with Wi-Fi and commonly used software applications, including Adobe Acrobat Reader, the Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, and Internet browsers. Each laptop has a wireless network card and CD-RW/DVD drive.


Printing from the laptops is not currently available. For more information about student printing at Southeastern visit the "Think Before you Print" web page.

Use Policy

The laptop can access the University's wireless network. Personal software may not be loaded onto the device. No user files can be saved to the computer and the library staff cannot recover lost files. User is advised to save all work to a flash drive AND the cloud. User is advised to avoid taking web-based exams on this equipment. 


Loan Period

Laptops must be checked out AND returned at the Circulation/Reserve Desk during regular operating hours. The loan period is seven (7) days for actively enrolled Southeastern students. Laptops are loaned on a first-come, first-served basis.  Laptops may be renewed at the discretion of Library staff; borrower must renew in person with Photo ID at the Circulation/Reserve Desk. Sims Library cannot guarantee availability.

Fines and Replacement

Late fines are $15.00 per day up to $60.00. If the equipment is not returned at this time, or is damaged, stolen or lost, the borrower's account will be accessed the current cost of replacement for each item. 


Laptop Loan Agreement