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Laptop Lending

Please call for the most current information on laptop availability, 909 537 5090 for Pfau Library or 909 537 8102 for the PDC library.


The library has about 1,000 laptops (Mac or Windows) for current CSUSB students to borrow. Once you check one out, you can keep it for all of the current term.  You can see the due dates for everything you have checked out in My Library Account.  See our guide to using My Library Account.

For Spring Semester 2023: 

  • San Bernardino Campus Library will use a reservation system for laptop lending. The reservation calendar will open on Wednesday, January 11th, with pick-up dates beginning on Tuesday, January 17th. 
  • Palm Desert Campus Library will have a first come, first served system for laptop lending. 
  • You will need your Coyote ID card, either the physical card or virtual version you can display on your phone.
  • Laptops should be returned directly to the Check-Out Desk on either campus. Please do not drop laptops into the Library Return boxes! They might get damaged.

Need a hotspot? CSUSB's IT division has a limited number for students to borrow. For details, contact them direcctly at (909) 537-7677. For hotspot requests only, go to the CSUSB IT Services Portal, choose "Wifi" and then choose "Request Hotspot."