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Laptop Circulation Policy

Who may Borrow Laptops:

  • Laptops may only be checked out to active Florida Memorial University students with a valid Florida Memorial University I.D. card.
  • Two forms of picture identification must be presented at time of checkout, and one must be a Florida Memorial University I.D. card. e.g. (State, National or International ID’s)
  • Each borrower must complete a Laptop Liability Form once per semester.
  • Laptops are intended for university related use, in accordance with Florida Memorial University’s Code of ethics and Florida Memorial University Library policy.

Time Limits & Availability:

  • One laptop per patron may be checked out from the Library’s 1st floor Circulation Desk, on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Laptops may be checked out for a two (2) hour period.
  • Renewal is available upon request proving other users are not waiting.
  • Laptops must be returned 1 hour prior to Library’s closing.
  • Library Use Only.

Fines & Liability:

  • Overdue Fines are $2.00 per hour. If Laptops is not returned to the Library’s Circulation Desk with in 24 hours it will be reported to Campus Security for retrieval.
  • The borrower is responsible for the Laptop’s safe return to the Circulation desk.
  • The Borrower is responsible for all costs associated with damage to the laptop or the replacement of the lost/stolen laptop will be no less than $2,500 plus any accrued overdue fines.
  • Repairs and replacement cost for damage to a laptop will be the actual cost of the labor, parts and shipping & handling by the borrower.
  • The Library is not responsible for lost/stolen/damaged laptops, personal computer components or any other items used with the laptops.
  • The Library is not responsible for files saved to the laptop’s hard drive. Personal files should be saved to a portable device.

Questions:

All questions regarding the Florida Memorial University Laptops should be directed to the Library’s Technology Department. (305) 626-3649