"Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) monitors at the Bennett Library

Larger monitors for your laptop at SFU Burnaby

Looking for larger screens for your work? You can now plug your laptop into BYOD ("Bring Your Own Device") monitors at the W.A.C. Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby).

BYOD monitors setup


Bennett 3rd floor (main floor):

  • The BYOD monitors are at the west side of the computers, towards the Student Learning Commons.
  • Maps: On the 3rd floor plan, the BYOD is in the left-side computer area (west side of the floor), marked by the the red vertical bar on the right edge. 

Bennett 6th floor:

  • The BYOD monitors are at the north computer lab area. 
  • Maps: On the 6th floor plan, the BYOD section is at the Computers and Carrels area.

Bennett 7th floor:

  • The BYOD monitors are at the Research Commons 7000 for graduate students. 
  • Maps: On the 7th floor plan, the BYOD section is at the Research Commons 7000, by the windows area.

Technical details

  • Monitors: Dell UltraSharp U2722DE or U2722D, and Dell Curved C3422WE.
  • Connecting:
    • You can use the labelled USB-C and HDMI cables that are attached to the monitors. 
    • Most of the connectors are plug-and-play: they will automatically detect your laptop and display mirrored/extended images depending on your settings.
    • USB-C connectors will deliver displays and power charging.
    • Other cables may be available from Access Services (at the Library front desk). 
  • Note that Macbooks will deliver mirror images on the 2nd monitor.
  • For custom display settings such as input, and brightness, you can use the joystick control on the rear of the monitor, next to the power buttons (on the right-hand side). 

A laptop showing both an HDMI connector and a USB-C connector

With the Dell UltraSharp monitor, you can use an HDMI connector and/or a USB-C connector.

A laptop showing a USB-C connector, for extended display and also power charging.

With the Dell Curved VCM monitor, you can use a USB-C connector, for extended display(s) and also charging.