Computer lending program

Last updated on October 6, 2022

The DoIT Help Desk provides semester-long laptop and week-long hot spot modem loans to eligible faculty, staff, and students. Equipment is served on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Walk-In Help Desk.

For any questions about the DoIT Computer Lending Program or equipment availability, contact us or stop by the DoIT Walk-In Help Desk.



  • Must be an active student, staff, or faculty member with a valid UW-Madison NetID and Wiscard.
  • Departments including individual faculty and staff are highly encouraged to work with their local IT to confirm their available resources before reaching out. Long-term loans are not available for departmental customers. All departmental requests are subject to approval.

Getting started


  • Notebook computers on daily to semester basis
  • Verizon Hot Spot Modems with wireless internet service on a week-long basis

Available to

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

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