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Loaner Laptop Program

The EIT Service Desk offers laptops for temporary use by Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students in our Units.

We have a number of laptops available for both short-term (3 days to 1 week) and long-term (2-4 weeks) use. All loaner laptops owned by the Service Desk MUST be returned to the Service Desk in a timely manner. The majority of our loaner laptops are Windows 10, though we have a limited number of Mac and Chromebook loaners occasionally available.

If you need a laptop for work or work from home, please contact your department about ordering one for you.

Short-Term Loaners - 3 days to 1 week

  • Typically for visitors to the University or short domestic travel for work events. 
  • Standard local account
  • Data is not stored locally, and is wiped after logout, due to security concerns.
Long-Term Loaners - 2-4 weeks
  • Typically for use while either waiting on your own laptop repair, or waiting for your new laptop to arrive.
  • Campus Active Directory account
  • Limited administrative access
  • Data is wiped after return to the Service Desk
All loaners come with the following stored in the loaner backpack: 
  • Charger
  • Mouse
  • Ethernet cable
These policies are subject to change; please contact the Service Desk at eit-help@umd.edu for questions! 




Keywords:loaner laptop borrow short long term temporary   Doc ID:103215
Owner:Ayla H.Group:University of Maryland Engineering IT
Created:2020-06-19 11:03 EDTUpdated:2020-06-22 14:32 EDT
Sites:University of Maryland Engineering IT
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