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College of Engineering Laptop Loaning Policy

Service Loaners 

Students who have sent their machine off for maintenance or repair may request a service loaner from SWAT. The following conditions apply:

  • The student must show proof of repair, i.e., email from vendor with Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number or University Bookstore Service Center claim ticket.
  •  Loaner period is three weeks (21 calendar days) from date of check out.
  •  The loaner period may be extended on a case-by-case basis and must be validated with information from the manufacturer or authorized service center explaining the delay of the repair.
  •  Loaners must be returned within 72 hours of receipt of repaired machine, or by the commencement date of the semester, whichever comes first.
  •  Equipment not returned by the scheduled time will result in an immediate hold placed on your student accounts. All grades, degrees conferred and/or class registrations will be held until the equipment is returned. Additionally, theft charges may be pressed by the State of Virginia.
  •  Equipment not returned by the scheduled time will also result in the student being placed on a block list, preventing said student from receiving loans in the future.

Engineering Faculty and Graduate Assistants Loaning Guidelines

  • Loans are available for instructional purposes in the classroom only.
  • Loans are handled through the College of Engineering SWAT Office located at 2080 Torgersen Hall.
  • GA's MUST have a faculty member fill out the Laptop Loaner Request Form to sponsor their request.
  • GTA/GRA's MUST have an active contract with the College of Engineering in order to be eligible for a loan
  • Faculty members, please include the Class Number and the Name/Email of the GA this request is for.