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Can I borrow a laptop?

Yes. Laptops are available at all three SFU Libraries.

Who can borrow laptops?

SFU faculty, staff and students can borrow the laptops.

Where can I get a laptop?

Laptops are available at the Loans counter; return it to the same counter (please remember to turn it off first).

How long can I borrow a laptop?

The loan period is 4 hours with no renewals and no holds or bookings.

Late fees of $10.00 per hour (or a portion of) will be charged on all laptops not returned on time. Borrowers are responsible for lost, stolen or damaged laptops and will be charged for replacing the laptop ($1,650), as well as a replacement fee ($100).

How do I find out if a laptop is available?

Library laptops are available to use throughout the SFU campuses only, an hour before library closing.

Check to see if any laptops are available for checkout by phoning:

  • 778.782.4345 - W.A.C. Bennett Library, SFU Burnaby
  • 778.782.5050 - Belzberg Library, SFU Vancouver
  • 778.782.7411 - Fraser Library, SFU Surrey.

Can I connect to wifi?

Yes. Connectable to the SFU Wireless Network using your SFU computing username and password.

Can I print from a Library laptop?

Yes. You can send print jobs to any library/campus printer via the wireless network.

How do I save my files?

Do not save files to the desktop. See How can I save my work when I am using a computer in the Library? for different ways you can save your files.

Can I borrow a laptop lock?

Yes. Laptop locks are available at the W.A.C. Bennett Library, with a loan period of 24 hours.