Laptop loans during COVID-19: Booking a laptop


For Summer 2021, SFU Library has a limited number of laptops available for semester loan to currently registered SFU students.

For more details, including borrowing, returning, and software, see Library service updates during COVID-19.

Using the booking software

To reserve a laptop and book your appointment to pick it up, you will need to use a tool called LibCal, provided by Springshare.

SFU Terms of Service: Your privacy and use of the LibCal service

The SFU Library makes the LibCal service available to you for your convenience. Your use of the LibCal service at Simon Fraser University is voluntary. 

Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to LibCal is stored on servers located in the United States of America.

By logging in to LibCal, you consent to the collection of information about you. This information is collected for the University under the general authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 468), the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (R.S.B.C.), and SFU Policy GP-24, "Fair Use of Information and Communications Technology". It is related directly to and needed by LibCal and the University in order to provide access to LibCal. The information collected at the time of login will be used only for the purposes of sufficiently identifying a unique user of the system or for troubleshooting sign-on issues. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact Mark Jordan, Associate Dean of Libraries,

By logging into LibCal with your SFU Computing ID, you agree to be bound by SFU's Terms of Service for LibCal and by the Springshare privacy policy. 

I have read and agree to the SFU Terms of Service for LibCal (Springshare)
  • Choose your location:
  • Laptops will be booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • After booking your laptop, we will send you an email with instructions for picking it up from the Library.