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Borrow Laptops & Technology

Information about borrowing laptops and other technology.

COVID-19 Status Update

As of April 4, 2022, the library is open to the general public in addition to current University of Alaska or Alaska Pacific University students, staff, and faculty.

  • Per University Policy, the use of a face mask is optional on all UAA campuses, regardless of vaccination status.
  • If you exhibit symptoms of sickness, please use our online services and resources.
  • Check the Library Services: COVID-19 page for the most current information before visiting.

Borrow Laptops & Technology

Check the table below to find out what technology you can borrow.


  UAA APU UAF / UAS Public
IT Chromebooks/Laptops¹ Yes      
RPNow Laptops Students only      
Library Laptops (PC & Mac) Students only Students only Students only  
Calculators² Yes Yes Yes  
Ethernet Cables Yes Yes Yes Yes

¹ There is a form that must be approved by IT and then the device can be picked up at the library. (Eligibility info)

² Graphing and scientific calculators, various models.


Check out periods

  • IT Chromebooks/Laptops - full semester
  • Library Laptops (PC & Mac) - 7 days
  • RPNow Laptops - 3 days
  • Calculators - 1 day
  • Ethernet Cables - 8 hours

How much does this cost?

Items are free to borrow. If you fail to return the equipment on time, you will be charged $1 per hour up to our replacement cost of the item.

Anything else I should know?

Checking out equipment is a privilege. You are expected to return items in the same condition as when they were borrowed. Damage and/or abuse will result in the revocation of the privilege.

These policies are subject to change without notice.