A variety of equipment is available for loan to VIU students and employees through the VIU Library. The equipment collection includes laptops, computer accessories, photography equipment, audio and video recording equipment, presentation equipment, tools, board games, and a selection of cables and adapters.
Please note that laptops and tablets are available to loan to VIU students only. Employees should contact the IT Service Desk (M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm) with all laptop loan requests.
Students and employees can loan most equipment for up to 7 days at a time.
Some common equipment is available at the Library Service Desk for 4- or 24-hour loan. These materials cannot be pre-booked and are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. This equipment includes:
Laptops and tablets are available to loan to VIU students only. Visit the Laptop Loans page for more information.
The IT Service Desk provides laptop loans to employees for a variety of purposes and is often able to provide loans on short-notice. Employees should contact IT to arrange all laptop loans.
Submitting a reservation indicates acceptance of our general equipment booking policies:
VIU students should understand how to use university technology safely and appropriately. Please read the below Use of Information Technology policy before using campus technology including computers and campus wireless access.