Loaner Laptops and Webcams

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Western Michigan University Libraries, in collaboration with the Office of Information Technology, has a limited supply of PC laptops and webcams available for loan. Laptops and webcams can be checked out for an entire semester by any registered WMU student who is in need of these items to complete their coursework.

Equipment Specifications


Dell Latitude 5510 laptop computer.All loaner laptops meet WMU's minimum laptop specification recommendation. These laptops may not meet college-specific recommendations if you are attending one of those programs.


The Adesso's CyberTrack H3 webcam features:

  • 720p HD video resolution
  • Video conferencing
  • 1.3 megapixel CMOS sensor with maximum resolution
  • Built-in wide-angle microphone

How to Check Out equipment

Laptops and webcams are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring your Bronco Card to the Service Desk at Waldo Library during open hours to check out an item. You will be asked to sign an agreement as part of the checkout process.

How to Return Your equipment

Please bring your laptop and/or webcam back to the Waldo Library Service Desk at the end of your loan period. If your loaned item is not returned within 45 days after the due date, it will be considered lost and a replacement fee will be charged to your University account.

Equipment loaned out for the spring semester must be returned by April 30, 2021.

How to Get Help with Your equipment

Contact the Technology Help Desk if you experience a problem or need assistance with your loaner laptop or webcam. Equipment with significant problems can be returned to Waldo Library and based on availability, a replacement will be issued.

Lost, Stolen or Damaged equipment

If your loaner laptop or webcam is lost, stolen or damaged during the loan period, notify Waldo Library immediately at (269) 387-5059 or You are financially responsible for the cost of repairing or replacing the item.