Library and Technology Services provides short-term loaner laptops free of charge to students, faculty and staff in support of academic and Lehigh-related work. Loaner laptops are available to be borrowed for up to a week. To keep a loaner beyond a week requires special approval. Loaner laptops come preinstalled with MS Office, LUapps, VPN and Zoom. The majority of loaner laptops available are Windows with a limited number of Mac laptops. Borrowing a Mac laptop is subject to availability and requires a reservation in advance.
Obtaining a loaner
The fastest and easiest way to borrow a laptop is to come the Fairchild-Martindate Library Helpdesk/Circulation desk during normal business hours Mon-Sat.
It would be best to call (610-758-4992) before stopping by to make sure a loaner laptop is available.
If you would like to request a Mac laptop, have a need for multiple computers or would like to reserve a loaner for a future date you can fill out an online request below.
Terms and Conditions
- Borrowers are responsible for loss, theft or repairs due to accidental damage up to the replacement cost of the laptop.
- Laptops are reformatted upon return. Any data on the computer should be copied off prior to returning
- Loaner laptops are to be returned to the Fairchild-Martindale Library unless other arrangements are made