Equipment & Laptop Checkout

In an effort to prioritize the safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Equipment Checkout will be closed until further notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.

Equipment checkout is available to currently enrolled ISU students only.

Personal use and university-owned computers can be purchased through Tech CYte.

Available Equipment

Laptops & iPadsApple and DellLibCal101-F Parks Library
Computer AccessoriesVideo adapters, power, mice, headphonesLibCal101-F Parks Library
Video EquipmentDigital video cameras, LCD video projectors, USB remotesR&R91 Durham
Digital Cameras & AccessoriesDigital SLR cameras, lenses, flashes, tripods, microphonesR&R91 Durham


Recording devices

R&R91 Durham
PA SystemsPA systems, microphones (wireless and wired)515-294-678991 Durham

Reserving Equipment

To reserve equipment, visit the links or call the number listed above. For questions regarding checking out equipment from 91 Durham, please call 515-294-6789.

Checking out reserved equipment can only be done by the person who made the reservation.

Equipment may be checked out by students for up to five working days.

Check Out Proceedure

An ISUCard is required to check out any equipment. Checking out and returning equipment should be done at the locations listed above.

    Media equipment is loaned at the user’s risk. Iowa State University does not guarantee results and assumes no liability of any kind. ISU is not responsible for batteries, film, slides, video or audio tapes, personal property, etc. that is left inside equipment or cases.


    Equipment is available to students currently enrolled at Iowa State University at no charge if returned on time.

    There is no grace period for equipment that is returned late. Late fees, ranging from $50 to $200, are assessed for equipment returned past the due date.

    Equipment is funded in part by the Student Government and the Computation Advisory Committee (CAC).