Extended Laptops Checkout
Courtesy notice laptops expires 8/6/20. New due date is 8/21/20 to match with other Extended checkout laptops. All laptops are due 8/21/2020 at 1400 hrs. We will send another notification one week before due date and all students registered for Fall 2020 courses can request for due date extension.
Students can contact the library about laptops by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 415-338-1420. If a student is not enrolled for Summer 2020, they can request the library to send a prepaid shipping box to return the laptop.
Borrow an older Apple Macintosh or Dell laptop for up to 30 days. Ok to use off campus. Laptops come fully loaded with software and with admin privileges, which allows user to install additional software.
While this is a free service, you are financially responsible if a laptop is damaged, lost or stolen. You will also be charged late fees if you return a laptop late. Please read the Laptop Checkout Agreement for more details.
Late Fees / Replacement Costs
$15.00 per day (or any fraction of a day) the laptop is not returned after the day it is due.
$5.00 per day (or any fraction of a day) the power adapter is not returned after the day it is due.
Damaged, lost, non-returned or stolen power adapter will be assessed a replacement cost of up to $100.00
Damaged, lost, non-returned or stolen laptops will be assessed a replacement cost of up to $2,000.00
You must read and sign the Laptop checkout agreement before borrowing a laptop.
- 30 Day Laptop Agreement (pdf)
If you owe $50 or more on your Library account then you won't be able to borrow a laptop or any other equipment from the Library. Your account may also be blocked if you have violated the terms of the Laptop Checkout agreement.
How to Sign Laptop Checkout User Agreement electronically
How to Pack Laptop for Return
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|Adobe Acrobat DC||Windows, Mac||Create, edit, and sign PDF documents and forms|
|Adobe Dreamweaver||Mac, Windows||Web and mobile design.|
|Adobe Illustrator||Windows||Vector graphics and illustration|
|Adobe InCopy||Mac, Windows||The software enables editors to write, edit, and design documents.|
|Adobe InDesign||Windows||Page design and layout for print and digital publishing.|
|Adobe Media Encoder||Mac||Create optimized video for any screen size and resolution.|
|Adobe Muse||Mac||Offline website builder|
|Adobe Photoshop||Mac, Windows||Image editing and compositing.|
|Cisco AnyConnect||Windows, Mac||SF State provides a secure VPN for faculty and staff to access protected on-campus resources. SF State’s VPN has two purposes: It enables campus users to send and receive data across a public network as if their device is directly connected to the campus network, and adds two factor authentication for high security services.|
|Citrix Receiver||Mac||Connecting users to XenDesktop and XenApp desktops and applications|
|Firefox||Mac, Windows||Web browser.|
|Google Chrome||Mac, Windows||Web browser.|
|iMovie||Mac||Let's you organize all your clips, turn them into your favorite films, or trailers, and then watch them anywhere with iMovie theater.|
|Microsoft Office||Windows, Mac||Includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access ( Access is not available for Mac).|
|R||Mac||R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.|
|R Studio||Mac||RStudio develops free and open tools for R and enterprise-ready professional products for teams to scale and share work.|
|SAP2000||Windows, Mac||SAP2000 is general-purpose civil-engineering software ideal for the analysis and design of any type of structural system. Basic and advanced systems, ranging from 2D to 3D, of simple geometry to complex, may be modeled, analyzed, designed, and optimized using a practical and intuitive object-based modeling environment that simplifies and streamlines the engineering process.|
|Zoom||Windows, Mac||Zoom is SF State's video and web conferencing service. All faculty, staff and students have the ability to create and join Zoom meetings. Zoom is available on any device with an Internet connection, including Mac, Windows, Linux and mobile devices. Zoom meetings can accommodate up to 300 people per meeting at a time.|