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Equipment loans during COVID-19

Laptop loans at the W.A.C. Bennett (SFU Burnaby) and Fraser (SFU Surrey) Libraries

For Spring 2021, SFU Library has a limited number of laptops available for semester loan to current SFU students.

Laptops borrowed for the Spring term are due back on April 29 2021.

Reserve a laptop 

You must reserve your laptop in advance.

To reserve a laptop and book your appointment to pick it up, go to Laptop loans during COVID-19: Booking a laptop.

Borrowing and returning a laptop

You may borrow the laptop for the full Spring semester (until April 29, 2021). Note that:

  • You must return the laptop by April 29, 2021.
  • You must return the laptop to staff at the same library where you borrowed it, in good condition and on time.

*You will be responsible for all borrowed equipment, including paying replacement fees or late fines if equipment is not returned in good condition or on time.

Hardware and software details

W.A.C. Bennett (SFU Burnaby) laptop software details

Bennett laptops:

Fraser laptop software details

As of December 23 2020,  this software is on Fraser laptops:

  • Adobe After Effects 
  • Adobe Flash Player (Plugins for Firefox) 
  • Adobe Flash Player (Plugins for IE) 
  • Adobe Premiere 
  • Adobe Shockwave 
  • Adobe Design Premium 
  • Photoshop 
  • Illustrator 
  • InDesign 
  • Dreamweaver 
  • Flash Professional 
  • Flash Catalyst 
  • Fireworks 
  • Acrobat X Pro 
  • Bridge 
  • Arduino 
  • Audacity 
  • Codec Pack 
  • Chrome 
  • FileZilla 
  • Firefox 
  • Fortinet VPN 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code 
  • Notepad++ 
  • Notepad2 
  • Nvivo 
  • Processing 
  • Putty 
  • SSH Client 
  • TextPad 
  • Trend Micro (AV) 
  • WinRAR 
  • WinSCP 
  • VLC Player 
  • Xvid 
  • Zoom 


Other equipment loans (not currently available)

All other equipment lending at all SFU Library locations is suspended until the Library re-opens.