Laptop Checkout

Wireless laptop checkout service is made possible with funding by the Student Technology Fee, in partnership with University Information Technology Services (ITS) and University Libraries.

This policy and information regarding use and access applies only to these specific laptops available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.


  • University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff with a valid University ID
  • Borrowers are required to accept responsibility for the laptop by signing a laptop registration agreement.

Checkout, Time Limits, and Availability

  • Checkout is through the Mullins Circulation Desk
  • Checkout is on first-come, first serve basis, no reserves or renewals
  • Loan period is three hours
  • Laptops must be returned 1 hour before library closing

Fines and Liability

  • Overdue laptops accrue a fine of $10.00 per hour, or any portion thereof
  • The borrower is responsible for any loss or damage to the laptop
  • A replacement charge of up to $3000 may be assessed for loss or damage
  • Questions? about invoices-Contact the Circulation Department at 479-575-4104

Saving Your Work

It is important to save your work to media of your control prior to checking in the laptop (work will not be saved or remain on the laptop once it is checked in). Options for saving include:

Printing Your Work

Hints for Laptop Use

  • The computer should be turned off and placed in its collapsed or folded position any time that it is to be moved.
  • Do not plug in or unplug an external device such as a mouse unless the computer and the external device are both turned off.
  • Do not expose it to any magnetic fields that could damage the contents of the hard disk. Neither the University Information Technology Services (ITS) Department nor the Library is responsible for files remaining on the disk once a laptop is returned by the user, or for any loss of or damage to a user's files as a consequence of use of the laptop.


Do not leave laptop computers or any other valuable unattended in the library. The library is not responsible for lost or stolen laptops.

Getting Help

Technical support and assistance with applications software should be directed to the Lab Operator who is available during library hours at the main service desk located on the Lobby Level.

Questions regarding the lending services of the laptops may be directed to the Circulation Desk at 479-575-4104.

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701-4002
  • Phone: 479-575-4104
  • Text/SMS: 479-385-0803
  • Toll-free: 866-818-8115
  • Fax: 479-575-6656