Equipment for Classroom Use

What Is It?

Faculty/Instructors are able to check out equipment for use in a particular class session.


We currently have the following types of equipment available for reservation:

  • Display adapters to connect your device to the multimedia systems found in the classrooms
  • Wireless microphones for larger classrooms
  • Laptops for instructor use
  • Digital projectors
  • USB webcams/microphones
  • Various other equipment to meet your teaching needs!


  • Checking out equipment is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Reservations can only be made by professors for a specific class.
  • Checkouts are made for the duration of a class session and must be returned promptly to be available for other instructors. Equipment can be checked out from the LTS Support office at Lecture Center E, room E112 (west side of the building).
  • Borrower shall not leave equipment unattended while checked out
  • Borrower may only check out one of each type of device at a time
  • Borrower may not redistribute equipment to any other person(s)
  • Borrower is solely responsible for the equipment checked out to them, until the equipment has been returned and checked back in. This includes but is not limited to:
    • damage/destruction
    • loss
    • theft due to negligence
    • late return
    • misuse of any kind
  • Borrower is solely responsible for any fines resulting from above mentioned occurrences
  • Borrower is required to submit a police report to the UIC Police immediately upon loss/theft of equipment and to provide the police report number to Technology Solutions within 24 hours
  • Borrower must abide by all university, state, and federal policies and laws regarding the appropriate use of the university network and computing resources
  • Failure to adhere to the conditions of use may result in the loss of equipment loan privileges
  • Having a suspended Technology Solutions account will prevent login access to the laptops loaned by the Technology Solutions
  • Technology Solutions reserves the right to deny an equipment loan request, based on UIC account suspension status, previous fines, intended use, or other factors
  • Borrower must be physically present and provide their valid UIC i-card to checkout equipment
  • The borrower will receive an email confirmation of the equipment checkout, detailing a checkout reference number, the equipment checked out, and return deadlines
  • There may be fees associated with obtaining equipment from Technology Solutions for non-course-related use
    • Fees vary based on the type of equipment needed, and the duration of the rental
    • These fees will be detailed and explained prior to equipment checkout
  • The above fees, as well as any fines, will be charged to borrower’s department CFOAP account

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Reserve Equipment (Faculty Only) button located on this page.
Equipment reserved for in-class use is checked out from the LTS Support office at Lecture Center E, room E112 (west side of the building).

How Do I Use It?

Instructions for making the equipment reservation.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time Immediate checkout at equipment lending locations. Reservations for faculty require 2 business days notice
Incident Resolution Time Under 2 business days
Service Availability Based on hours of operation at lending locations (between 8:00am - 7:00pm in some locations and 9:00am - 5:00pm in others). Not available during Academic Calendar break periods
Maintenance Window(s) Academic calendar break periods
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions News and Alerts: Direct emails to clients
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Service ID: 356
Mon 12/21/20 7:38 PM
Wed 5/5/21 1:38 PM
Service Review Date
Date of the most recent review of this service.