Skip to Main Content
Ask Us!Toggle Chat Widget

Technology Services

Borrowing Policies for All Equipment

Location: Technology Services Desk, 1st floor
Eligibility: All current MTSU students have access to library equipment

Equipment Type Loan Period Inventory
Laptops 3-Day 45
Laptops 2 Week 40
Calculators 3-Day 44
Ethernet Cables, Mouse Devices, SD Card Readers, and External Optical Drives 3-Day (4 hour in Makerspace) Varies
Pen Tablets 7-Day 21

Renewals: One renewal may be available if there is not a waiting list for items. A renewal may be requested online. You will need to have your MTSU ID and the barcode number on the back to renew online.
Overdue Fines: Overdue fines for equipment are $20. The maximum overdue charge for a single item is $20. Failure to return equipment on the due date will result in a $20 overdue fine. If the equipment is not returned within 24 hours, a bill for replacement and a processing charge will be added to the overdue fine. All equipment should be returned to the library 30 minutes before closing. Borrowers are responsible for the replacement cost of lost or damaged equipment.


small gray laptopMicrosoft Office is installed on all library laptops. Documents should be e-mailed to the student’s account or saved to a USB flash drive. All documents left on the computer will be deleted after return to the Technology Services Desk as the computer is reset for another user.

Failure to return a laptop or other lending equipment may impact a student’s ability to borrow lending equipment in the future.

TI-83 Graphing Calculators

small TI-83 graphing calculatorTI-83 calculators are available for 3-day check-out by currently enrolled students. See additional policies at the top of the page.

Ethernet Cables for Laptops

blue ethernet cable Ethernet ports are in all study areas throughout the library.


wired headphones with microphoneAvailable for 3-day check out from the Technology Services Desk or the Makerspace.

Mouse Devices

wired mouse deviceUSB-wired mouse devices may be checked out from the Technology Services desk for use with library or personal laptops.

SD Card Reader

white sd reader with cardAvailable for 3-day check out from the Technology Services Desk or the Makerspace (card readers in the MakerSpace are available for 4 hour check-out with one renewal).

Pen Tablets

black tablet with blue screen Available in the Makerspace.

External Optical Drives (CD/DVD)

silver compact disc Available for 3-day Use at the Technology Services Desk or Makerspace.

Additional Equipment

Additional Makerspace (Arduino kits, headphones, etc.) and Multi-Media Equipment (Cameras, audio recorders, etc.) is available for check-out in the MakerSpace.