Laptop Loan

lapto loan pic The Collab Lab Laptop Loan Program is an opportunity for University students to receive a laptop computer during the academic year. This program provides more immediate access to campus technologies for those most likely to benefit from them.

The laptops are University property, are issued at no cost to selected students, and are loaned out for one academic year. Students can use the laptops for whatever they wish, including word processing, online research, e-mail correspondence, etc., provided the student stays enrolled at the University.

Laptop Loan Requirements for Application

Any currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student who is receiving financial aid from the University or has a registered disability through our Accessibility Services office is eligible for the program. Students may apply and enroll in the Laptop Loan Program for multiple years. Laptops are loaned out for one academic year, from September to April.

Applications are accepted year round and laptops are give to students who qualify on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow up to three (3) weeks for processing your application.  To have a laptop by the beginning of the academic year, we recommend submitting your application no later than July 1st of each year. 

Applications are available at Collab Lab, or they may be downloaded below.  Please e-mail signed application to collab-lab@lists.bgsu.edu or drop off in the Collab Lab during business hours. 

Laptop Loan Application

Links

The links below offer tutorials and will help answer questions associated with this program.
Additional tutorials and related information will be added regularly, so check back often.

Laptop Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please Note

Unfortunately, the Collab Lab does not provide "rental" laptops. The circulation desk has laptops available to use in-house.