Equipment checkout

Last updated on March 20, 2024

Laptops and other equipment, including iPads, still cameras, video cameras and audio recorders, can be checked out on a short-term basis at a variety of campus locations. There is no cost to check out equipment and most items are available for seven days at a time.

For longer-term needs, faculty, staff, and students can check with the DoIT Help Desk.



  • Free: seven day checkout
  • Multiple checkout locations across campus
  • Equipment usually available with little to no waiting
  • Laptops, iPads, still and video cameras, projectors and digital audio recorders
  • Laptops preloaded with productivity software


  • Must be a UW–‍Madison student, faculty or staff member with a valid UW–‍Madison ID

Available to

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

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