Student Computing Services

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SJSU students, faculty, and staff can borrow laptops, iPads, and more from SCS at no charge. See Lending Policies for more information. SCS does NOT hold or reserve any of its equipment! All SCS equipment loans are on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions about technology loans from Student Computing Services please email us at:

Returning SCS Items

All SCS items must be returned no later than June 15, 2021 to avoid fines. See Lending Policies for more information about fines.  SCS will be conducting drop-off returns, which do not require an appointment.

If you can't return an item by June 15th, please email and we'll make arrangements. 

You can drop off any SCS Items without an appointment!

Dates: June 8–11, 15, and 16
Time: 1:00pm – 5:45pm

You do not need to show an ID to return items.

We will be in the room to the right of the main library entrance on the campus side (formerly the Friends of the Library bookstore). The door will be closed but we will open it for you as you approach and receive your items.

Library entrance

This is the ONLY location where we are accepting items without an appointment.

Please do not leave items with security personnel or other library staff to ensure timely and secure return of your items.

If you can not make it to the library during these times or if you have any questions please email to make alternate arrangements.

No checkouts or renewals will be done during these drop-off sessions, only returns.  If you can not make these times or dates, please email to make a locker drop off appointment.

Checking out SCS Items

SCS is accepting requests for MacBooks, PC laptops, iPads, hotspots and webcams. Please note, it can take 4-10 days to fulfill a request due to mandatory material quarantine periods. 

When you request SJSU items for pickup, they will be put into the lockers on the following Monday, and you will receive an email with a barcode and pickup code from vending@fastenalsolutions.comYou cannot retrieve items from the lockers without this information, so have it ready on your phone or printed out when you arrive. You will scan the barcode or enter your pickup code on the keypad to open your locker. Requested items can be picked up beginning the next day, Tuesday, and will be available until the following Sunday.  

Lockers hours are:

Tuesday – Friday: 9am–6pm
Saturday/Sunday: 1pm–5pm
Monday: Closed

Help with locker pickup is available during locker hours by texting (408) 539-8772

To return items to SCS, please email and tell us that you'd like to make an appointment to return equipment. Please included your Tower ID and the type of equipment you are returning and we will send you instructions.

You can also borrow laptops and other equipment, including webcams and hotspots, from SJSU's Instructional Resource Center.

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