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Laptop Checkout for Library Use

Checkout laptops to use in the library at the Circulation Desk.

The Laptops

The library has laptops available for COM students to checkout for use in the library.

  • Dell Latitude 3560
  • Windows 10
  • MS Office 2016
    • Access
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Word
  • Browsers
    • Chrome
    • Edge
    • Firefox
  • SD card reader
  • USB 2.0 port
  • VGA port
  • AC power
  • RJ45 port
  • HDMI port
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • Headphone jack


Save Your Work

Make sure to download your work to a portable USB drive or the cloud. Nothing that is saved to the laptop is permanent. When the laptop loses power or is restarted all documents and changes that you made are erased.

Good to Know

  • Sign in with your COM account.
  • Laptops checkout is 3 hours.
  • Laptops must stay in the library.
  • Laptops not returned on time incur fines and holds on your account.
  • You can also check out a wired mouse at the circulation desk. 

To Checkout a Laptop

  • QuestionBe a currently enrolled student at College of the Mainland.
  • Present your COM ID at time of checkout.
  • Must not have any holds, fines or overdue items.
  • Follow the COM Acceptable Use Policy (PDF).

Fines & Fees

feesLaptops from COM Library can be checked out for 3 hours. Laptops not returned on time incur fines and holds on your account. See more details in the Laptop Agreement.

  • Every hour late will incur a $20 fine, not to exceed estimated replacement cost of laptop.
  • Laptops not returned the same day will be considered lost, with a fine placed for estimated replacement cost, $400.
  • Other possible fines include damage to the laptop or lost parts:
    • lost or damaged battery
    • damaged screen

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