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Laptop Checkout Policy

Loan Use and Liability: Laptops and laptop peripherals (power cords) may only be checked to current FSU students, faculty and staff with a valid FSU Card.

  • All borrowers accept responsibility for the repair or replacement of the laptop (up to $1,800) and/or peripherals (up to $500) in the event of loss, theft, or damage.
  • LAPTOPS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED. Strozier Library is not responsible if a laptop or laptop peripherals are stolen or damaged during the borrower's loan period. The borrower is responsible for the laptop and all peripherals until it has been returned and checked in by staff

Laptop Policy

  • Laptops may be borrowed for a 4 hour loan period. Overdue fines are $10 per hour.
  • Laptops are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be reserved or held for individual or group use.
  • Laptops are allow outside of Strozier Library for the duration of the loan period, and may be renewed once, if no other borrower is waiting.
  • Laptops and laptop power cords must be returned to the Services Desk staff person. DO NOT leave the laptop unattended at the desk without proper staff check in.

Equipment

  • Dell™ XPS 15 7590
  • Intel® Core™ I7-9750H CPU @ 2.60GHz, 2592 Mhz 6 Cores
  • UHD 15.6in Display (1920x1080)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 64-Bit
  • 475 GB SSD
  • 16GB of RAM
  • SD Card Insert
  • HDMI
  • USB port s (2)
  • USB-c (1)
  • Headset Jack
  • Laptop Power Cord

Software Applications

  • Microsoft Office 2019
  • Second Life Viewer
  • AirMedia
  • NVivo 12
  • Notepad ++
  • Audacity
  • Windows Media Player
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer

Directions to Connect with WIFI

  • Click on the wireless icon on the bottom right corner of the screen and choose FSUSecure to Connect.
  • Sign in with your FSUID and password.

Directions to Print

Once logged in, you can select choose to print from either FSU myPrint B&W or FSU myPrint Color. Further instructions can be found at the Office of Business Services
Saving Files

Laptop borrowers may save via email or to a USB memory stick/key. These must be provided by the laptop borrower. Files can be temporarily saved to the computer, however, all files are deleted once the laptop is restarted or turned off.

Recommendations

Laptop borrowers that restart the laptop computer or it turn off, ALL FILES ARE AUTOMATICALLY DELETED. Please make sure to save your files as mentioned under ‘Saving Files’.
Strozier Library is not responsible for lost information. It is the borrowers’ responsibility to properly save and store all user created information and files.
Remember to check battery life, even though the power cord is with the borrower’s laptop, it is still advised to monitor power life of the laptop.

Laptop Support

Laptop borrowers will have support on laptop usage. Please seek assistance at the Services Desk.

Questions

Should borrowers have issues related to laptops, please contact Access Services and Delivery, 850-644-3084.
 

Latest Revision: 
January, 2022

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