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Laptop Policy

Laptop Circulation Policy

NOTE:  Laptops will not circulate from September 3rd to September 8th.
Circulation will resume at 7:30 am on Tuesday, September 8th.

Circulation Loan Period: 
  • Laptops circulate to currently enrolled UNC Charlotte students
  • UNC Charlotte ID must be presented for checkout
  • Laptops circulate for a twenty four hour loan period with no renewals
  • There is a four hour wait before next check out for the same patron
  • If you return a laptop for someone else, you will still have a four hour wait before being able to check out another laptop
Circulation Fines: 
  • Laptop fines are $1.00 per hour or any part of an hour
Circulation Replacement Costs: 

  • Patrons are responsible for the entire cost if the laptop is damaged, lost, or stolen while in your possession.
  • Each item required to use the laptop will be priced separately i.e. power adaptor is separate from laptop.
  • Current Replacement Costs for Laptops are shown on the laptop screen when the computer is turned on. 
Technical Specifications: 
  • Laptops are wired- and wireless- capable
  • Additional software includes the Microsoft suite:
o        Access
o        Excel
o        FrontPage
o        PowerPoint
o        Publisher
o        Word 
  • Patron work can be saved to the hard drive
  • Laptops will be protected with DeepFreeze which will restore the original image after the computer is restarted, thereby assuring a clean image for each patron and minimal maintenance by Circulation staff. Drive T will, however, not be deleted upon reboot, so saved patron files will not be automatically deleted.