Student and Part-time Faculty Device Loan Agreement


What are the terms of the Student Device Loan Agreement


Conditions of Use

1. Laptops must be returned by the end of the agreement period or upon request by YSU staff.

2. Laptops will be deemed lost if not returned within seven (14) days of the due date and are subject to the following procedure:

  • Students will be invoiced for the Replacement cost of the laptop and accessories
  • Students must pay a non-refundable Administration Fee of $10.00

3. No further laptop loans will be allowed while a laptop is not returned past its due date.

4. Students must return the laptops free of files they created in the course of using the laptop.

5. Borrowers must show evidence of financial need by sharing their Financial Aid Snapshot before they receive the device.

6. A $50 Service Fee must be paid before a device will be distributed to the borrower.  Go to the IT Loaner Equipment Marketplace to pay the fee online.

Please read the following carefully:

1. I agree the laptop and all accessories are the property of Youngstown State University.

2. I agree not to deface or destroy this property in any way.

3. I agree to protect the equipment from theft and/or damage.

4. I agree to notify University staff immediately if the equipment is damaged, lost, or malfunctioning.

5. I understand that the University will investigate the damage to or loss of the equipment and I will cooperate in the investigation.

6. I agree to pay all repair/replacement cost resulting from damage or loss of the laptop while it is checked out in my name.

Replacement Cost:

a. Laptop computer (Replacement cost up to $1,400 USD)

b. Power cord and AC power pack (Replacement cost up to $50 USD)

c. Mobile hotspot (Replacement cost up to $30 USD)

d. A charge for damage or non-return will be applied to your YSU student account.

7. I agree to use the equipment safely and in accordance with completing YSU coursework. Excessive use of data on a mobile hot spot may result in metering (slowing down data speed) by the mobile carrier.

8. I agree that inappropriate material on the machine may result in a student or employee losing their right to use this equipment.

9. I agree I will not use the equipment for the purpose of personal profit making or for commercial activities.

10. Use of the equipment including software, email and the Internet is conditional upon compliance with all University policies, procedures and guidelines, as well as State of Ohio law.

11. I agree not to make use of, or copy, software contrary to the provisions of any agreement entered into by the University.

By submitting this form you certify that you have read the Student Laptop and Mobile Device Agreement and agree to be bound by these conditions of use.


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