(Nanaimo Campus Only)

Equipment Loan Guidelines

  • Your VIU ID card number is required to book equipment
  • Your VIU ID card is required when equipment is picked up.
  • It is recommended you book at least 24 hours ahead; online, by phone, email or in person-- resources are limited!
  • If you are having Facilities pick up your equipment ahead of time, please request a booking that starts at the time they will pick up, not just the event time.
  • For same day requests please call 250-740-6329
  • Online booking requests are processed Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm.
  • Equipment may be signed out for up to 24 hours with the following exceptions:
    • Equipment may be borrowed over a weekend (Pickup Friday - Return Monday)
  • Equipment instruction is available on a drop-in basis at Equipment Loans 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.

Not sure which equipment is best for your event or project? Contact us by email, phone (250-740-6329) or visit us in person at the Library Service Desk ~ Equipment Loan counter (Building 305, 3rd floor).

Equipment Loan Request Form for Employees

Equipment pickup (pickup time is valid for 1 hour**)
Equipment return

* required fields

** For equipment not picked up within 1 hour of booking start time, and for which no other arrangements have been made, bookings may be cancelled at the discretion of Equipment Loans staff.

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