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NYU students, faculty and staff can borrow a Mac or PC laptop.

Laptops have wireless Internet access and printing capability, and include productivity software (word processing, etc.).

Bobst Library Laptops

  • are borrowed from the Bobst Library Computer Center (BLCC)

  • can be borrowed for three hours (renewable, unless other users are waiting)

  • must be used in the library

  • must be returned one hour before BLCC closing

New service: Overnight laptop loans for NYU graduate students

Macbook Airs can be borrowed overnight from the service desk during business hours. The last checkout is 15 minutes before closing.

  • Loans include a laptop and AC adaptor.

Please note, overnight loans are non-renewable. Photo ID is required for checkout.

Dibner Library Laptops


Loan Terms & Fines

  • The Borrower of the item(s) is responsible for returning all items directly to the Bobst Library Computer Center (located on LL1), or the Public Service Desk at Dibner Library.

  • Item(s) checked out are for the Borrower’s use only.

  • Borrowers will be fined the replacement cost (up to $2000.00) for any items that are lost, stolen or damaged.

Bobst Library Items:

  • Laptop usage is restricted to use within Bobst Library only.

  • All items are due before the three hour loan period has ended or one hour before closing, whichever comes first.

  • Borrowers who wish to renew any items must do so in person with all borrowed items in hand at the BLCC desk. Please note, only Bobst Library laptops are renewable.

Late fines accrue at a rate of 30 cents per minute, to a maximum of $40.00 for laptops and $20.00 for each peripheral.

Overnight graduate loans accrue at a rate of $50 per day, to a maximum of $150. Overnight peripherals accrue at $20 per day to a maximum of $80.

Please note, Noncompliance with the above conditions can result in the suspension of the use of Bobst Library Services and/or New York University Facilities.