University of Wisconsin–Madison

Computer Lending Program

DoIT can loan laptops and 4G modems to students enrolled at UW-Madison on a daily, weekly, monthly or semester basis. 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 Walk-In Help Desk.

To request equipment, please complete the request form.

The Safer Badgers program officially ended on August 9, 2021. All Safer Badgers devices need to be returned by August 13, 2021 to the Walk-In Help Desk.



  • Must be an enrolled student with a valid UW-Madison NetID and Wiscard.
  • Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to work with their local IT to confirm their available resources before reaching out. Long-term loans are not available for faculty and staff.

Getting started


  • Notebook computers on daily to semester basis
  • Verizon 4G LTE modems with wireless Internet service on daily to monthly basis

Available to

  • Students

Service category