Laptop Lending Program

Please note that this program is suspended for the Fall 2020 semester due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are hoping to restart it in an adjusted fashion in Winter 2021.

Need to borrow a laptop?

The AUS runs a laptop lending program for Arts and Arts&Sci students out of the 24 hour Ferrier lab in the Ferrier Building.
To be eligible for the program, you must not have opted-out of the Arts Computer Lab Fee on Minerva.


Computers: There are 20 Macbooks and 20 PC laptops available. 10 of each type include Adobe Creative Suite software. All computers come with chargers and display adapters.

How to Borrow: 

  • Check that you have not opted-out of the Arts Computer Lab Fee on Minerva. This will be re-confirmed when you apply to borrow a laptop.
  • Visit the Ferrier Computer Lab in the 3rd floor of the Ferrier Building between 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday to Friday. Laptops are lent out on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Laptop lending is only available during the Fall and Winter semesters of each academic year.

Laptop Lending Program Rules

  • Laptops must be returned within seven (7) days of rental.
  • Laptops may not be requested for more than a total of five (5) weeks in a semester per student.
  • Renewals must be processed in person
  • No returns after 4pm
  • There is no lending of any laptop without a completed form submission on this page

Laptop Lending Application Form