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Device Checkouts

 
E-building location
E-building Location

Can students check out the laptop?

Eligible students can check out laptops, hotspots, and additional devices by using this process that is managed in partnership by the PVCC Library and Information Technology departments. Begin the process by clicking on the button below. If a student does not have access to the Internet to make this request online, please have them call (602)787-7780.
Laptop | Hotspot | Additional Device Request Form

Who is eligible?

  • Only currently enrolled PVCC students in good standings without a computer or access to a computer are eligible to check out a laptop.
  • Laptops are checked out on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Internet Hotpots are available in very limited quantities, and will require further justification and review before the request can be approved.

Checking out Hotspots

  • Hotspots are reserved using the library check-out process.
  • Since we are limited on Hotspots you will be required to provide a justification statement. Hotspot will be issued based on needs.
  • Because some of our Hotspots were purchased through a grant you may be required to do a follow up survey to meet the requirement of our Grant.
  • Damage or loss will result in a financial hold and subsequent lien for the replacement value of the Hotspot $73.

Checking out laptops

  • Laptops are reserved using the library check-out process.
  • The checkout location will be in the E Bld - Northwest doors. View Location
  • Only one laptop is allowed per student.
  • Laptops can only be checked out on a per semester basis and must be returned by the given due dates at the end of each semester.
  • Borrowers are responsible for loss, damage, and theft of the laptop while in their possession. Borrowers should verify the condition of the laptop when they receive it and prior to return. 
  • Damage or loss will result in a financial hold and subsequent lien for the replacement value of $1000.

Check out Dates for Fall 2020

Checkout dates are daily

  • Make sure you have filled out the Device Request Form (blue link above)
  • Once you have filled out the form contact the Helpdesk directly to schedule a pick up time.  602-787-7780

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 6:30pm | Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

When you come: 

  • You must present a PVCC Student ID or AZ issued identification
  • We will not release the device without verification
  • Report to E Bldg - Northwest Doors View Location
  • A face covering will be required while on campus. If you do not have one, we can provide you with a temporary mask.
  • Practice Social distancing. Stay at least six feet apart and be mindful of enclosed spaces. Follow any campus signage related to social distancing.

Returning laptops and other devices

PVCC will maintain the inventory of devices.

  • Please ensure you backup all of your data onto your MCCCD provided Google Drive before returning your device as all laptops will be wiped once returned.
  • An email reminder will be sent a week prior to the due date
  • Please refer to this link for some tips on returning equipment to campus: Learn before you Return Quick Start.
  • To sign up for your return/check-in time, please use the following form link: Equipment Return
  • You will need to bring your Equipment (e.g. laptop and power cord) to E building - Northwest Doors. View Location
  • Equipment that is not returned will result in a hold on your academic account and subsequent debt collections.

Return Dates for Fall 2020 - December 17th -  8:00a-7:00p December 18th 8:00a-5:00p

When you come: 

  • Report to E Bldg - Northwest Doors View Location
  • Remember to bring your equipment (e.g. laptop & power cord).
  • A face covering will be required while on campus. If you do not have one, we can provide you with a temporary mask.
  • Practice Social distancing. Stay at least six feet apart and be mindful of enclosed spaces. Follow any campus signage related to social distancing.

Technical Support

  • Students will receive a laptop which is preloaded for online learning (Canvas, WebEx, Google Apps, and Microsoft Office 365).
  • Technology support will be available over the phone at (602)787-7780 or remotely through the Information Technology Helpdesk.
  • Only the pre-loaded software or software required for use on the device by your course(s) will be supported. We are unable to support non-PVCC authorized software installations.