Equipment Checkout

Daily Laptop & IPad Checkout

Pollak Library North, 1st Floor & Titan Student Union, Mainframe

Laptops/iPads* are available for pick-up at the Student Genius Corner (SGC) located on the first floor of Pollak Library North or Titan Student Union (TSU) in the Mainframe computer lab. The laptops/iPads* must be returned 30 minutes before our service desk closes.  Laptops/iPads* may be taken outside of the Library or TSU.

Laptops/iPads* may be checked out for FREE by currently enrolled CSUF students, with no holds, and are ideal for working on assignments and surfing the web. Students must present their TitanCard/photo I.D. to checkout a laptop/iPad*.

Laptops/iPads* can only be returned at the location where they were picked, i.e. laptops/iPads picked up in the Library must be returned to the SGC desk and vice versa. 

Note:  Please save your work onto an external storage device or cloud based storage.  Documents saved to the laptop will be deleted when the laptop is turned off or the lid is closed.  SGC & TSU are not liable for any work lost whilst using the laptop.

SGC Service Desk Hours

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*TSU only checks out laptops.

Laptop & iPad Software & Apps

 Laptop

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Acrobat

iPad

You must have an Apple ID to install any apps.

Long-Term Laptops

Currently enrolled students are able to check-out laptops at the Student Genius Corner for 30 days and can be renewed up to four times during the semester.
This service is a perfect solution for students who don’t have access to a computer from home.

Long-Term Laptop Request page for more information

Long-Term Smartphones

Currently enrolled students are able to check-out smartphones at the Student Genius Corner for 30 days and can be renewed up to four times during the semester.

This service is a perfect solution for students who don’t have access to a smartphone and require one for submitting Class Attendance.

Long-Term Smartphone Request page for more information

External DVD Drive & Media Card Readers

Students are able to check-out external DVD drives/media card readers at the Student Genius Corner for 3 hour use on Library computers only.  Devices must be returned 30 minutes before our service desk closes.

External DVD drives/media card readers may be checked out for FREE by currently enrolled CSUF students, with no holds.  Students must present their TitanCard to checkout a device.

Projector Checkout

Students are able to check-out projectors at the Student Genius Corner for single day use.  Projectors must be returned 30 minutes before our service desk closes the next day.

Projectors  may be checked out for FREE by currently enrolled CSUF students, with no holds, and are ideal for practicing group presentations. Students must present their TitanCard to checkout a projector.