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Equipment Lending:

Information about equipment available for loan from the Dwight Marvin Library.

Fast Facts for Borrowing

  • Laptops are available to current HVCC students only, and students must be registered for the semester in session. Employees must contact ITS if they are interested in borrowing a laptop.
  • Photo ID (HVCC or government-issued) is required to borrow equipment. 
  • Equipment can be checked out at the Service Desk on the first floor of the Marvin Library Learning Commons.
  • Cameras are available to current students and employees.


The Library has the following calculators available:

  • TI-30XIIS (scientific) 

  • TI-84 Plus (graphing) 

Calculators are due back at the end of the day.

Equipment Policies and Documents

Hotspots - New for Fall 2022!

  • A limited number of wifi hotspots are available for semester-length loan through a grant-funded initiative.  
  • Get full details at the Hotspot Lending guide.

TMobile Franklin T10 hotspot

Laptop Equipment

  • Chromebooks are available for general academic use. Current models include: Asus C403NA, Acer 314, and Acer 514. Loans are based on first available and specific models cannot be requested.
  • Windows laptops are also available for certain academic programs with departmental approval. Students who need specialized equipment and/or software should contact their academic department to coordinate eligibility (see steps below). 
  • All equipment is loaned with a coordinating charger.

Image of silver Acer 514 Chromebook

Procedures for Requesting a Windows Laptop

A limited number of Windows laptops are available for lending.  Authorization must be provided by a department chair to give permission to a student to borrow a Windows laptop.  [No special permission is needed to borrow a Chromebook -- just ask for one at the Library's First Floor Service Desk!]  Follow these steps to request a Windows laptop:

  1. Contact your professor to explain your need.   The need must relate to your course assignments or requirements.
  2. The faculty member will determine if a Windows laptop is needed and will confer with their department chair. 
  3. The department chair contacts the library indicating that the Windows laptop loan is authorized.
  4. The library prepares a Windows laptop for you and alerts you when it can be picked up from the library’s first floor service desk.
  5. Immediately after you pick it up, you will need to make an appointment to meet with campus IT staff to configure the laptop with Nursing software. 
    1. Go to
    2. Select the service "Nursing student laptop setup".
    3. Select a date/time.
    4. Enter your name/contact details.
    5. Select "Book"
  6. Go to the ITS Help Desk in Higbee at the date/time selected.


Last updated August 29, 2022


  • GoPro HERO9 cameras are available for various media projects.
  • Available accessories include: three-way (grip/arm/tri-pod) and/or a chest mount

GoPro HERO9 camera