Equipment Lending

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, IT

Overview 

The ACCC provides multimedia equipment for a variety of uses:

  • Students may check out laptops and other multimedia equipment for three days at a time, at no cost, from several locations on campus.
    • Laptops are limited to three total checkouts per semester, in order to ensure the limited supply of laptops is available to as many students as possible.
  • Faculty may reserve or check out laptops and other multimedia equipment for use in a specific class session, at no cost, from the ACCC-LTS Support office.
  • Faculty may check out multimedia equipment for three days at a time, at no cost, from the ACCC-LTS Multimedia Lab.
  • Students, faculty, or staff can rent multimedia equipment for scheduled events, for a fee.  Details of this service are found at the Event Support (Audio/Visual) service page.

Features 

Students:

Students are able to check out equipment/accessories from three locations on campus:

  • BSB Learning Center (first floor of BSB next to cafeteria)
    • Windows Laptops
    • Device Charging cables/adapters
  • Daley Library (LTS Multimedia Lab, formerly Instructional Technology Lab East)
    • Windows Laptops for general use
    • Windows and Apple Laptops dedicated to multimedia production/editing use
    • Digital Projectors
    • Camcorders
      • Tripods
      • SD Card
    • Digital Audio Recorders
    • USB Headsets
    • and more!
  • SCW C-Stop (room 151 next to the bookstore)
    • Device Charging cables/adapter

The checkout duration for students is three business days, and a checkout can be renewed one time for an additional three days, but the student must physically return to the checkout location with the equipment to renew the checkout.  Equipment checkouts to students are first-come, first-serve, there are no reservations.

Faculty:

In-Class Use:

Faculty/Instructors are able to check out equipment for use in a particular class session.  Checkouts are made for the duration of a class session and must be returned promptly to be available for other instructors.  Equipment can be checked out from the LTS Support office at Lecture Center E, room E112 (west side of the building).  The following equipment is available for this type of checkout:

Larger equipment such as the TV monitors can be delivered and setup in the classroom.  High-value items such as laptops and projectors *must* be checked out in person from the office.  Instructors are able to designate a Teaching Assistant to pick up equipment in their stead.

  • Wireless microphone for use in specific classrooms
  • Audio/Video Adapters for connecting devices to installed equipment in classrooms
  • Windows Laptops
  • Apple Laptops
  • Digital Projectors
  • Portable Speakers
  • Camcorders
    • Tripods
    • SD Cards
  • Digital Audio Recorders
  • Multi-region DVD players (for playback of international DVDs)
  • DVD/VHS players
  • USB Microphones
  • USB Webcams
  • Handheld wired microphones with speakers

Multiple-Day Use:

Faculty/Instructors are able to check out multimedia equipment for the purpose of multimedia development, from the ACCC-LTS Multimedia Lab, located in the Daley Library room 1-030 (formerly the Instructional Technology Lab East).  Checkouts are for three business days.  The following equipment is available at this location:

  • Windows Laptops
  • Apple Laptops
  • iPads
  • Digital Projectors
  • Camcorders
    • Tripods
    • SD Card
  • Digital Audio Recorders
  • USB Headsets
  • and more!

Applicability 

In order to check out equipment from the ACCC, you must be a current student, faculty, or staff member.  All lending of equipment is subject to the Equipment Lending Policy.

Cost 

There are no up-front costs associated with checkout of equipment to students or faculty.  However, fines may be incurred per the Equipment Lending Policy.

There are rental fees associated with checkout of equipment for scheduled events.  These costs are detailed at the Event Support (Audio/Visual) service page.

Support 

Session Daley Library Equipment Lending Hours
Fall and Spring Weekdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Summer 1 (4 week) Weekdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Summer 2 (8 week) Weekdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Between sessions Closed

 

Session BSB Learning Center Equipment Lending Hours
Fall and Spring Weekdays 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summer 1 (4 week) Weekdays 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summer 2 (8 week) Weekdays 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Between sessions Closed

 

Session SCW C-Stop Equipment Lending Hours
Fall and Spring Weekdays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summer 1 (4 week) Weekdays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summer 2 (8 week) Weekdays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Between sessions Closed

 

Email LTS@uic.edu
Phone 312-413-0003 Option 1

Further Information 

ACCC Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Service Request Fulfillment Time

Immediate checkout at equipment lending locations. Reservations for faculty require 2 business days notice.

Incident Resolution Time

Under 2 business days.

Service Availability

Based on hours of operation at lending locations (between 8:00am - 7:00pm in some locations and 9:00am - 5:00pm in others). Not available during Academic Calendar break periods.

Maintenance Window(s) Academic calendar break periods.
Service Notification Channel(s) ACCC News and Alerts: accc.uic.edu/news/all
Direct emails to clients.
Reviewed to Ensure SLA Meets Business Requirements

Provisional SLA - Currently under IT Governance review.

Date Reviewed

Provisional SLA - Currently under IT Governance review.