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Laptop Loan Program

Library and Academic Services has laptops available with a loan period of one semester.

Borrowing a laptop is free of charge; however, students assume the financial responsibility of replacing the laptop in the case of loss or damage. When you borrow a laptop you will be required to complete a Security Agreement.

Booking a laptop

You may request a laptop through our new Equipment Booking system.

The following information is required:

  • Please note, we have two locations with laptops. Please book the laptop at the location you will be picking up the laptop:
    • Notre Dame Campus – Pickup during regular Library Hours.
    • Exchange District Campus – Pickup during regular Library Hours.
  • For those students at a Regional Campus please Contact Us to arrange delivery to a remote campus.
  • At the time of pickup, a valid staff or student photo ID must be presented and a Security Agreement must be signed.

Returning a laptop

  • Ensure that all essential documents and data are saved outside the laptop (cloud, flash drive). Library and Academic Services will wipe all information off of returned laptops.
  • Notre Dame Campus – Return during regular Library Hours.
  • Exchange District Campus – Return during regular Library Hours.
  • Regional CampusContact Us to arrange a laptop return.

Loan period

  • The maximum loan period is one academic term.

Support

Red River College is not responsible for any hardware or software issues related to the laptops. If you are experiencing a hardware issue, please Contact Us.

If you require IT support, please contact ITS Service Desk for students. To submit a question, log on to HUB (https://hub.rrc.ca) and under Applications, click the ITS Service Desk link. IT support can also be contacted by phone: 204-632-2125 or email: servicedesk@rrc.ca.

Software

  • All laptops come installed with Windows 10. Students must install Office 365 (instructions provided) and any other software.
  • Program-specific software – For any software required that is specific to your program, please contact your Instructor or an Educational Assistant in your academic area for assistance.

Equipment

HP EliteBook 745

  • Available to all students
  • Specs:
    • Built-in webcam and microphone
    • 8GB

HP EliteBook 840

  • Available to Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) students
  • Specs:
    • Built-in webcam and microphone
    • 8GB

HP ZBook

  • Available to Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) students
  • Specs:
    • Built-in webcam and microphone
    • 8GB