Laptop Checkout

Tampa campus

5-Hour Laptop Checkout

A limited number of laptops on the Tampa campus are available for use within the library for a loan period of up to five hours.

  • Laptop use is restricted to USF students and faculty with a current USF ID
  • Laptops may not leave the Library building
  • Laptops are available on a first-come-first served basis
  • Laptops not returned on time are subjects to current fine practices
  • No additional software is to be downloaded to the laptop once it has been checked

Long-Term Laptop Checkout

A limited number of laptops on the Tampa campus are available to students and faculty with a current USF ID, as a temporary resource, for a long-term checkout for up to one complete semester.

  • Submit a Laptop Loan Request via this form: https://lib.usf.edu/forms/laptop-loan-request/.
  • Reservations for a long-term laptop checkout will open from January 3, 2022 – January 15, 2022, or until the supply is committed.
  • Requests can be made on the behalf of a student by completing the form with the student’s U number.
  • Students are eligible for one long term laptop checkout in a twelve-month period.
  • Long-term laptops are to be returned by the last day of a semester, regardless of initial checkout date.
  • No additional software is to be downloaded to the laptop once it has been checked out to the student.

St. Petersburg campus

Students can borrow a laptop from the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library by:


Sarasota-Manatee campus

Students can borrow a laptop by: