Laptop Loaners

The CIT Help Desk retains a small cache of Macintosh and Windows laptops available for short-term loan.  Contact the Help Desk at or 775-8197 to schedule use of a loaner laptop.  You will then be able to pick it up from the Help Desk in Mudd 112B.

Faculty and Staff

For Travel

Faculty and staff members can borrow a laptop for travel purposes for up to two weeks through the CIT Help Desk. Requests can be made ahead of time by sending an email to

During Repairs

Faculty and staff may borrow a laptop through the CIT Help Desk—subject to availability—while their college-provided computer receives hardware repairs. Inquire at the Help Desk when turning in a computer for more information on this service.


General Loan

CIT does not make laptops generally available, but students may check out laptops from the Main Library Circulation Desk in Mudd Center. More information about the Library checkout process can be found on the Oberlin College Library website.

During Repairs

Students who have purchased computers from the Oberlin Technology Store may check out a laptop loaner from the Store when their computer is at CIT for hardware repairs. Loaner laptops cannot be provided if the computer was not purchased through the Technology Store.